264 Abstracts of Wills Collected by Tutor Flynt



    A Clause out of the last Will and Testament of the late Reverend Mr. Henry Gibbs26 of WaterTown deceased.

    Dated 26th of December 1722.

    9. And further it is my Will that within two years after my youngest Child comes of age, an hundred Pounds be paid by my Heirs for the use of Harvard College, Forty Pounds thereof by my Son and twenty Pounds a piece by my Daughters, The yearly Interest to be exhibited to such members of the College as need it, firstly to my Children’s posterity if they desire it. His Son Henry Gibbs came of age May 13th, 1730.


    An Abstract of the Will of Capt. Ephraim Flint27 late of Concord in the County of Middlesex deceased Viz.

    To Harvard College in Cambridge in New England I give One hundred Pounds to be applyed at the Discretion of the Corporation that is to pay the income thereof forever to the Benefit of the Scholars there who are studious, well disposed and want help. And I appoint my Executors to pay in the said hundred pounds to the Treasurer of said College within five years after my decease and desire that at what times any of the posterity of my Cousin Flints now of Concord or the Reverend Mr. Hancock of Lexington are Members of that house they may have the Benefit of it.—taken Lib. 17, pa. 15

    By Francis Foxcroft Junior. Register



    The Corporation would be glad to see a Copy of the Article of the Codicil of Mr. Danforths28 wil which referrs to the Leases of Land given to the College If it ben’t too much Trouble to you to send the desired Copy by the bearer You’l oblige

    Your humble Servant

    H. Flynt

    Coll[ege] Oct. 21st 1724

    To the Honourable Francis Foxcroft Esq.

    Deeds of gift yet to be made by me

    To the College the Tenement on lease to Benjamin Whitney, John Whitney, Isa Bowen scituate at Framingham, on such conditions as I shall notice.

    Extract from the Codicil of Thomas Danforth Esq. Lib. 10, p. 5.

    Att. F. F. Ipso


    An abstract of Mrs. Anne Mills’s29 Will Vizt.

    Item I give and bequeath unto the College in Cambridge the sum of Fifty Pounds to be paid within two Years after my decease by my Executors hereafter named which fifty pounds my will is should be improved towards the bringing up of such scholars there as shall most need it.

    Taken from the 17 Book of the Records of Wills Pa. 372

    By Francis Foxcroft Junior. Register

    NB. Said Will was proved the 27 of December 1725.

    Wills, Gifts and Grants, 10. These abstracts all appear to have been obtained and noted by Henry Flynt before 1725, except for the note at the end of A.