Depositions

Description

Subseries E, Depositions, 1795-1840, undated (#2.17-3.5, OB.1.2, OB.5.6), contains individual depositions and depositions of the Mount Vernon Proprietors (including Charles Bulfinch (1763-1844) and Samuel Cabot) regarding Copley Pasture in Boston, Massachusetts. Also included is a 1795 agreement regarding the sale of Copley Pasture (#3.2); a 1795 letter to Captain Scott (agent for Harrison Gray Otis (1765-1848), Charles Bulfinch (1763-1844), Jonathan Mason, William Scollay, and Joseph Woodward, #3.3); a circa 1836 defendant's statement from the Overseers of the Poor (#3.4) with draft (#OB.3.6); and other related depositions. The subseries is arranged chronologically by depositions of individuals, followed by depositions of the Mount Vernon Proprietors.

Details

Descriptive Terms

depositions

Physical Description

Depositions (2 file boxes, 2 oversize folders)

Collection Code

MS020

Collection Name

Harrison Gray Otis (1765-1848) professional papers

Date of Acquisition

1911

Reference Code

MS020.01.05

Credit Line

Gift of Sameuel Eliot Morison, ca.1960

Record Details

Material Type

depositions

Description Level

Sub-series

Location Note

HGO-02-105-A-E-206; HGO-02-105-A-E-106; HGO-02-105-A-E-105