473 President Holyoke on Storage of Prince Goods

    [ca. July 1742]

    This may Certify whom it may Concern, that I the subscriber have (upon the Account of Harvard College) hired a Chamber of Henry Prentice of Cambridge in the County of Middlesex in New-England Cooper, at the rate of three pounds five shillings per the Quarter of a Year, in order to put therein the Goods of Mr. Nathan Prince, late a Fellow of Harvard College aforesaid, and hereby I promise, that I will indemnify, the said Henry Prentice, from any Loss or Damage to Him on account of the Premises, as Witness my hand.

    Signed in Presence of us

    Edwd. Holyoke

    Belcher Hancock

    Thos. Marsh


    [Endorsed:] Copy of my Note to Henry Prentice to pay for his Chamber.

    College Papers, 1. 82 (No. 171). Nathan Prince (A.B. 1718) was removed as Fellow by the Overseers on February 18, 1741/42. He was still occupying his room at the College by June 24, 1742, when the Corporation voted that, on due notice, they would forcibly remove his goods; this was done on July 2. See CSM Publications, xvi. 724–725.