Court cases re: Copley Pasture in Boston, Massachusetts


Subseries C, Court cases re: Copley Pasture in Boston, Massachusetts, 1754-1845 (#2.3-2.9), contains leases, legal statements, writs, etc., related to the lawsuits brought against Harrison Gray Otis (1765-1848) and the Mount Vernon Proprietors regarding the sale, title, use, and ownership of Copley Pasture in Boston, Massachusetts. Also included in the subseries is Susanna Cunningham's statements releasing her claim on Copley Pasture (#2.4) and the final writ and warrant to partition Copley Pasture (#2.5). The subseries is arranged alphabetically by record type, and thereunder chronologically.


Descriptive Terms

civil court records

Physical Description

Civil court records (1 file box)

Collection Code


Collection Name

Harrison Gray Otis (1765-1848) professional papers

Date of Acquisition


Reference Code


Credit Line

Gift of Sameuel Eliot Morison, ca.1960

Record Details

Material Type

civil court records

Description Level


Location Note