Numbers in italics refer to documents; volume II begins with document number 251 and page number 403. Dates in parentheses following a name show the Harvard Class. Towns are in Massachusetts unless otherwise noted. An effort has been made to identify persons, especially those connected with the College. The word Corporation refers to the President and Fellows of Harvard; “president” or “treasurer” after a person’s name applies to a College official; “governor” to the chief officer of the Bay Colony. Letters to and from an individual are generally listed at the end of his entry. Thomas Hollis often repeated information in letters to different persons; the reference to a topic or name may be to the first mention only. Notes are indicated by n.