Report of the President of Harvard College and Reports of Departments

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Harvard University, 1833

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Page 6 - 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 20 - ... and for direction in all emergent occasions, execution of all orders and by-laws, and for the procuring of a general meeting of all the Overseers and Society, in great and difficult cases, and in cases of non-agreement...
Page 33 - Board shall constitute a quorum, and special meetings of the Board shall be called by the secretary upon written request of any two members. The said Board of Examiners is authorized to frame such by-laws as may be necessary to govern its proceedings.
Page 6 - College for the time being, together with the ministers of the Congregational churches in the towns of Cambridge, Watertown, Charlestown, Boston, Roxbury, and Dorchester, mentioned in the said Act, shall be, and hereby are, vested with all the powers and authority belonging or in any way appertaining to the Overseers of Harvard College.
Page 19 - 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. It is therefore ordered, and enacted by this Court, and the authority thereof, that for the furthering of so good a work and for the purposes aforesaid...
Page 20 - Fellows, and scholars of the said College : and also may sue and plead, or be sued and impleaded by the name aforesaid, in all Courts and places of judicature, within the jurisdiction aforesaid. And that the said President, with any three of the Fellows, shall have power, and are hereby authorized, when they shall think fit, to make and appoint a common seal, for the use of the said Corporation.
Page vi - History, Church Polity, the Composition and Delivery of Sermons, and the Duties of the Pastoral Office. The members of the two upper classes have a weekly exercise in the practice of Extemporaneous Speaking, and the members of the Senior Class preach in the First Church of Cambridge during the summer term.
Page 23 - College,' and that by an Instrument or Charter, dated the 31st of May, in the year 1650, the President and Fellows thereof were established to be one body corporate by the authority of this Court : And whereas several gifts and donations have been made, and are still making by many well devoted persons, inhabitants of this country, as also strangers, for the maintenance of the Governors and the government thereof, and for all the accommodations of the Scholars thereof, in books, buildings, lectures,...
Page 19 - Treasurer, so oft, and from time to time, as any of the said person or persons shall die or be removed; which said President and Fellows for the time being shall forever hereafter, in name and fact, be one body politic and corporate in law, to all intents and purposes, and shall have perpetual succession, and shall be called by the name of President and Fellows of Harvard College...

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