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YARD NOTICES PROTECT TITLE OF UNIVERSITY'S PROPERTIES

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In order that the Yard and the network of walks in the Yard may remain the University's property, public notices of its intention to dispute the right of public thoroughfare, or acquisition for public purposes of any of the lands and streets now included among the possessions of the institution have been placed in various parts of the Yard by the University.

These notices, posted every 20 years under the laws of Massachusetts, Chapter 187, Section 3, are merely a legal formality to protect the University's title to its property.

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