Collection of Harvard College quarter bill and butler's bills sent to Charles Davis, 1793-1796

About this Collection

Creator
Davis, Charles , 1777-1821
Type
Bills (financial).Invoices.
Collection Title
Collection of Harvard College quarter bill and butler's bills sent to Charles Davis, 1793-1796
Language
English
Origin
Massachusetts
Description
.01 cubic feet (1 folder)
Repository
Harvard University Archives
Identifier
colonialnorthamerica.library.harvard.edu/990122533110203941
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Subjects
Davis, Charles
Harvard College (1780- ).
Harvard University.
Harvard University--Finance
College costs--Massachusetts--Cambridge
Cost and standard of living--Massachusetts

Content Notes

This collection consists of one quarter bill and three butler's bills, all sent to Charles Davis while he was an undergraduate at Harvard College. The quarter bill is from August 1795 and the butler's bills are from February and November 1793 and July 1796. John Pipon and Timothy Alden were the butlers at this time, and Caleb Gannett was the steward (responsible for the quarter bill).

Biographical Notes

Charles Davis was born in Boston on February 8, 1777. He received an A.B. from Harvard College in 1796 and an A.M. in 1799. Charles Davis died in 1821.