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MS Am 1114

Barnstable County (Mass.). Barnstable County (Mass.) documents: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

© President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Location: f
Call No.: MS Am 1114
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: Barnstable County (Mass.) documents,
Date(s): 1716-1771.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Eighteenth-century legal documents issued by John Otis, Barnstable County (Mass.) clerk.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Recataloged from: CL 10138, CL 10139, CL 10140, CL 10144, CL 10238, CL 10286.
Bequest of George Lyman Kittredge; received: 1944 .

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Barnstable County (Mass.) Documents (MS Am 1114). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

John Otis, Esquire (1687-1758) graduated from Harvard College in 1707. He was a member of "His Majesty's Honorable Council" from 1747 until his death, as well as king's attorney.


Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

Documents, letters and summons issued primarily by John Otis, the clerk of Barnstable County, Massachusetts.

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