The Rules and By-Laws of the Board of Overseers of Harvard College

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Page 3 - There shall be elected in each county, by the electors thereof, one clerk of the Court of Common Pleas, who shall hold his office for the term of three years, and until his successor shall be elected and qualified.
Page 53 - This Act was not to go into effect until " the Board of Overseers, as heretofore constituted, and the President and Fellows of Harvard College respectively, at meetings held for that purpose during the present session of the General Court, shall by vote have assented to the Bame.
Page 38 - College; provided, that nothing herein shall be construed to prevent the legislature of this commonwealth from making such alterations in the government of the said university, as shall be conducive to its advantage, and the interest of the republic of letters, in as full a manner as might have been done by the legislature of the late Province of the Massachusetts Bay.
Page 11 - The rules of parliamentary practice, comprised in Jefferson's Manual, shall govern the House in all cases to which they are applicable, and in which they are not inconsistent with the standing rules and orders of the House, and joint rules of the Senate and House of Representatives.
Page 27 - ... choose such officers and servants for the College, and make such allowance to them, and them also to remove, and, after death or removal, to choose such others, and to make from time to time such orders and bylaws, for the better ordering and carrying on the work of the College, as they shall think fit; provided the said orders be allowed by the Overseers.
Page 24 - COLLEGE, in Cambridge, in the county of Middlesex, and to the maintenance of the President and Fellows, and for all accommodations of buildings, and all other necessary provisions that may conduce to the education of the English and Indian youth of this country in knowledge and godliness...
Page 55 - This Act shall be in force when the Board of Overseers and the President and Fellows of Harvard College, respectively, at meetings held for that purpose, shall by vote have assented to the same.
Page 51 - SECT. 5. — Whenever there shall be a failure on Commencement Day to supply any places or vacancies in the Board of Overseers, the same may be filled by vote of the remaining Overseers ; and any person elected to fill a vacancy shall be deemed to be a member of, and to go out of office with, the class to which his predecessor belonged. SECT. 6. — The Governor, LieutenantGovernor, President of the Senate, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and Secretary of the Board of Education, shall not...
Page 22 - Koxbury, and Dorchester, — and the President of the said College for the time being, shall, from time to time, have full power and authority to make and establish all such orders, statutes, and constitutions as they shall see necessary for the instituting, guiding, and furthering of the said College, and the several members thereof, from time to time, in piety, morality, and learning...
Page 29 - ... said President, Fellows, and scholars, together with the servants, and other necessary officers to the said President or College appertaining, not exceeding ten, — viz. three to the President and seven to the College belonging, — shall be exempted from all personal civil offices, military exercises or services, watchiugs and wardings ; and such of their estates, not exceeding one hundred pounds a man, shall be free from all country taxes or rates whatsoever, and none others.

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