116 Vote of the General Court Regarding President Mather

    [ca. December 8 1698]

    Minute of the Vote of the General Assembly, past at their Session in November 1698.

    Upon Consideration of the State of the Colledge and For Encouragement unto the Reverend Mr. Increase Mather President to remove and take up his Residence there.

    Ordered, That the said President have a Salary of Two hundred pounds money per annum allowed him out of the Publick Treasury, from the time of his removal, during his Residence at the Colledge.

    Isa. Addington Secretary

    College Papers, i. 21 (No. 53). Cf. Acts and Resolves, vii. 608–609.