Rev. Charles A. Skinner.
6. Address—Charles Tufts.
Rev. E. H. Capen, D. D.
7. Historical of Tufts College
After the death of Charles Tufts, I made several calls on Mrs. Tufts, who tMrs. Tufts, who told me several incidents in connection with the founding of Tufts College. One of these was his remawas not realized at the time when related by Mrs. Tufts.
The founding of the college was no mere accident, for as early as 1840 Mr. Tufts had made plans for such an institution.
In 1847 Samuel Frothingham, Sylvanus Cobb, and Mr. Tufts, with others, were incorporated for the purpose of establisombly, collector.
At this first meeting Charles Tufts offered the society the lot of land upon w
It is a noticeable fact that the name of Charles Tufts does not appear on the list of members, neptly and favorably acted upon by Mr. and Mrs. Charles Tufts, Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Munroe, Jr., Mr. ande infant society.
The bequest of the late Mrs. Tufts, amounting to $5,000, has been referred to;