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Coffin, Charles, 1765-1820. Journal of Charles Coffin and David Gurney, 1781-1785. HUD 785.14, Harvard University Archives.

Coffin, Charles, 1765-1820. Journal of Charles Coffin and David Gurney, 1781-1785. HUD 785.14, Harvard University Archives.

This diary appears to have been kept by two different students, both members of the Harvard College class of 1785. The first two pages contain entries made by a student named David, believed to be David Gurney because the entries relate to the freshman curriculum and Gurney was the only student...

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Hooper, Joseph. Oratio salutatoria et oratio valedictoria, ca. 1763. HUC 6765.82, Harvard University Archives.

Hooper, Joseph. Oratio salutatoria et oratio valedictoria, ca. 1763. HUC 6765.82, Harvard University Archives.

Undated and unattributed handwritten Latin salutatory and valedictory orations composed for the Harvard College Commencement. A modern note with the materials suggests Nathaniel Sparhawk (Harvard AB 1765) as the author, but the author was more likely Joseph Hooper (Harvard AB 1763), who delivered...

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Inscription for Mr. Remington’s grave stone, ca. 1800. HUG 1736.5, Harvard University Archives.

Inscription for Mr. Remington’s grave stone, ca. 1800. HUG 1736.5, Harvard University Archives.

This one-page undated and unattributed document contains a handwritten copy of the Latin inscription made for Jonathan Remington's gravestone. Biographical Notes Jonathan Remington (1677-1745), a Harvard tutor and later a judge, was born on July 27, 1677 in Cambridge, Mass. He received an AB...

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Lincoln, Bela. Grammatica literarum, syllabarum, verborum, & sententiarum, 1754. HUC 6754.112, Harvard University Archives.

Lincoln, Bela. Grammatica literarum, syllabarum, verborum, & sententiarum, 1754. HUC 6754.112, Harvard University Archives.

One-page handwritten list of 20 numbered theses in Latin presumed to be copied by Bela Lincoln. The document is signed "Lincoln 1754." The document title translates as "Grammar of letters, syllables, words, and sentences" and includes all of the nine theses listed in the "Theses Grammaticae"...

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Shirley, William, 1694-1771. Latin oration delivered by Governor William Shirley at Harvard College on September 11, 1741 (manuscript copies), 1741-1752. UAI 20.741, Harvard University Archives.

Shirley, William, 1694-1771. Latin oration delivered by Governor William Shirley at Harvard College on September 11, 1741 (manuscript copies), 1741-1752. UAI 20.741, Harvard University Archives.

Two handwritten copies of the Latin oration delivered by Governor William Shirley on September 11, 1741 during Harvard's celebration of his installation as Massachusetts Governor. The copyists are unidentified. The first copy, titled "Governor Shirley oration at College," is written on one...

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Winslow, Edward, 1714-1784. Oratio valedictoria. [Delivered at Harvard Commencement, 1736, before Ew. Belcher &c. With copy on blue paper.] HUC 6736.94, Harvard University Archives.

Winslow, Edward, 1714-1784. Oratio valedictoria. [Delivered at Harvard Commencement, 1736, before Ew. Belcher &c. With copy on blue paper.] HUC 6736.94, Harvard University Archives.

The notebook contains the original six-page manuscript of the valedictory address composed in Latin by graduate Edward Winslow at the 1736 Harvard Commencement enclosed within 19th century blue notebook paper on which a second handwritten copy of the address is written. The original text includes...

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