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Printed at the STATE PRESS, by ADAMS & LARKIN,
Printers to the GENERAL COURT.

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PASSED BY THE GENERAL COURT OF MASSACHUSETTS :
BEGUN AND HELD AT BOSTON, IN THE COUNTY OF
SUFFOLK, ON WEDNESDAY THE TWENTY-EIGHTH
DAY OF MAY, ANNO DOMINI, 1794.

1794. — Chapter 1.

[May Session, ch. 1.]

AN ACT FOR RAISING THE SUM OF EIGHT THOUSAND POUNDS,
FOR THE PURPOSE OF ERECTING A BUILDING FOR THE USE
OF THE UNIVERSITY AT CAMBRIDGE.

Whereas the Overseers and Corporation of Harvard Preamble. College have represented to this Court the inconvenience to which the Students at the said College are subjected for want of an additional Building, and it is inconvenient at present to make a grant from the public Treasury therefor:

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the Authority of the same, that the sum of eight Thousand Pounds be raised by Lottery for the purpose of erecting a Building at Cambridge for the accommodation of the Youth at the University there; and that the Honorable Benjamin Austin Managers. junr. George R. Minot, Samuel Cooper and Henry Warren Esqrs. and Mr. John Kneeland be, and they hereby are appointed Managers of said Lottery, whose business —their duty. it shall be from time to time, to make and publish such scheme or schemes as shall in their opinion best promote the purposes of said Lottery, and for drawing said Lottery & transacting the other business thereof.

And be it further Enacted, that the said managers, before they enter on the duties of their said Office, shall give —to give bonds. separate Bonds to the Corporation of said College in the sum of Three thousand pounds with sufficient surety, each to be answerable for his own default, and shall take an Oath for the faithful performance of said trust.

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