Abel Coffin (1792-1837)

Description

Series I, Abel Coffin (1792-1837), 1821-1835 (#C.1.1-C.1.5), contains personal correspondence; financial correspondence; and receipts. Also included in the series are correspondence, a land deed, and a clipping regarding a land dispute (#C.1.5). See #1.19, C.2.48, and VF for related material regarding Coffin's involvement with the "Siamese Twins," Chang and Eng Bunker (1811-1874). The series is arranged alphabetically by record type, and thereunder chronologically.

Details

Descriptive Terms

personal papers

Physical Description

Personal papers (1 carton)

Collection Code

MS010

Collection Name

Coffin family papers

Date of Acquisition

1929

Reference Code

MS010.01

Record Details

Material Type

personal papers

Description Level

Series

Location Note

Folders C.1.1-C.1.5

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