92 Vote of the Overseers

    Boston, June 11th 1685.

    At a Meeting of the Overseers of Harvard-Colledge It was ordered that the Deputy Governour, Daniel Gookin Esq., the Reverend Mr. Mather President pro tempore, Mr. Treasurer, and the Fellows be requested and impowered to take effectual care for the decent and comely carrying on of the approaching Commencement, for the prevention of all that might be contrary to Moderation and [. . .]1

    Commencement day and week.

    Sam. Sewall per order.2

    College Papers, i. 12 (No. 27).