Papers of Lucy (Kimball) Coffin (1776-1853)


Series XI, Papers of Lucy (Kimball) Coffin (1776-1853), 1809-1853, undated (#C.1.67-C.2.2), contains correspondence received by Lucy from her sister, Mary Kimball (dates unknown); her son, Edmund Coffin (1810-1837); her niece, Nancy Plummer (dates unknown); and Joseph Lord. Also included in the series are receipts (including taxes paid); an 1809 account sheet regarding hardware purchases; deeds relating to property purchased in Newbury, Massachusetts; a deed to a church pew at First Parish in Newbury, Massachusetts; a settlement document involving the estate of Lucy's husband, Edmund Coffin (1764-1825); and Lucy's 1853 will. The series is arranged alphabetically by record type, and thereunder chronologically.


Descriptive Terms

personal papers

Physical Description

Personal papers (2 cartons)

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Coffin family papers

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Record Details

Material Type

personal papers

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Location Note

Folders C.1.67-C.2.2