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    [John Hancock] Broadside. One page, 18" x 22.75", Cambridge, Massachusetts, July 20, 1791, in Latin. This large broadside was printed in Boston by Samuel Hall for Harvard University's 1791 commencement and headed with the names of Massachusetts Governor John Hancock and Lieutenant Governor Samuel Adams. The broadside goes on to list all 27 recipients of the Bachelor of Arts degree and 190 theses. One of the recipients, Nathaniel Cabot Lee, was the great grandmother of Theodore Roosevelt's first wife, Alice Hathaway Lee. On verso is a handwritten contemporary note, "1791 Commencment [sic]." Verso also contains repairs. This document is soiled, contains creases and uneven edges, and some holes at fold intersections. Near fine.

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    October, 2008
    16th-18th Thursday-Saturday
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