Regular courses of free, popular and scientific lectures shall be given annually within the City. Such lectures shall be open to all citizens of Nashua and its vicinity. All political subjects of a partisan character, and all theological subjects of a sectarian nature, shall be carefully excluded from lectures. All expenses incurred for lectures shall be defrayed out of the income realized from the Hunt Fund, as set forth in an instrument purporting to be the last will and testament of Moses Hunt, of Boston, in the County of Suffolk and State of Massachusetts, deceased, a copy of which is on file at the Register of Probate for the County of Hillsborough. The Hunt Fund shall be under the management and control of a Board of three Trustees, who shall serve without pay. The members of the Board of Trustees shall be the Mayor, or his or her designee, and two persons chosen by the Board of Aldermen….The Board of Aldermen shall choose a member of the Board of Trustees who shall hold office for two years and until another person is elected and qualified in his place. No person shall be a Trustee and a member of the Board of Aldermen at the same time. The Board of Trustees of the Hunt Fund may establish such rules and regulations as it may think proper for the care and proper management of the Hunt Fund and Hunt lectures. Such rules and regulations shall not conflict or be inconsistent with the conditions upon which the Hunt Fund was given. [NRO 5-31, 32, 33]
About the Commission
The Hunt Legacy Trustees has the management and control of the Hunt Fund and may establish rules and regulations as it may think proper for the care and management of the said fund and Hunt Lectures. Lectures shall be given annually within the City and shall be opened to all citizens in Nashua and its vicinity.