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1. Numbering only 46 members, the incoming freshman class was smaller than usual. The five previous entering classes had ranged from 81 in 1819 to 63 in 1821. See
Harvard Annual Cat., 1819–1824
. Incoming freshmen were examined on the Friday after commencement (
Mass. Register, 1825
, p. 129).
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2007.