Records of the Boston Mill Corporation


Series II, Records of the Boston Mill Corporation, 1803-1842, undated (#4.3-4.12, OB.5.8), contains abstracts; agreements and contracts; correspondence; deeds and deed extracts; indentures; minutes; trial documents; and other related legal papers re: the court case of John Coffin Jones versus the Boston Mill Corporation. (The Boston Mill Corporation sought to have the pond behind what is now Causeway Street in Boston, Massachusetts, filled in so as to provide for further land development. Harrison Gray Otis (1765-1848), Charles Bulfinch (1763-1844), and Uriah Cotting formed the Mill Pond Corporation and became associated with the Boston Mill Corporation). The series is arranged alphabetically by record type, and thereunder chronologically.


Descriptive Terms

business records

Physical Description

Business records (1 file boxe, 1 oversize folder)

Collection Code


Collection Name

Harrison Gray Otis (1765-1848) professional papers

Date of Acquisition


Reference Code


Credit Line

Gift of Samuel Eliot Morison, ca.1960

Record Details

Material Type

business records

Description Level


Location Note

HGO-02-105-A-E-206; HGO-02-105-A-E-105