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absence accept according Act to alter adjourning aforesaid ALTER AND AMEND annual meeting appointed arts assented authority Board of Overseers Boston called Cambridge CHARTER chosen classes Colony Commencement Day Committee to visit Commonwealth Congregational churches consist constituted contained continue Corporation Court deemed direct duties elected entitled establish exercise existing Fellows of Harvard fifteen five force further gifts given Governor GRANTED Harvard College held hereafter hereby hold inspectors laid lands Laws least legal meeting lows major manner March Massachusetts members thereof ment mentioned minister month notice notified otherwise Overseers of Harvard passed persons polls powers present President and Fellows printed question received record RELATING remove repealed Rules and By-Laws seal Secretary SECT seers Senators and Representatives seven speak Speaker succession successors supplied thereof tion University unless unto vacancy vote whereas
Page 10 - 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 37 - It is declared that all the said gifts, grants, devises, legacies, and conveyances are hereby for ever confirmed unto the President and Fellows of Harvard College, and to their successors in the capacity aforesaid, according to the true intent and meaning of the donor or donors, grantor or grantors, devisor or devisors.
Page 28 - College, and for all accommodations of buildings, books, and all other necessary provisions and furnitures, as may be for the advancement and education of youth, in all manner of good literature, arts, and sciences.
Page 36 - America, — it is declared, that the PRESIDENT AND FELLOWS OF HARVARD COLLEGE, in their corporate capacity, and their successors in that capacity, their officers and servants, shall have, hold, use, exercise, and enjoy, all the powers, authorities, rights, liberties, privileges, immunities, and franchises, which they now have, or are entitled to have, hold, use, exercise, and enjoy; and the same are hereby ratified and confirmed unto them, the said president and fellows of Harvard College, and to...
Page 38 - 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; 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...
Page 52 - 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 51 - 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.
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 35 - Whereas our wise and pious ancestors, so early as the year one thousand six hundred and thirty-six, laid the foundation of Harvard College, in which university many persons of great eminence have, by the blessing of GOD, been initiated in those arts and sciences which qualified them for public employments, both in church and state; and whereas the encouragement of arts and sciences, and all good literature, tends to the honor of GOD, the advantage of the Christian religion, and the great benefit...