Papers of Nathaniel Coffin (1669-1748)


Series XII, Papers of Nathaniel Coffin (1669-1748), 1701-1736 (#C.2.3-C.2.7, OB.1.9-OB.1.10), contains Coffin's legal agreements and land deeds; Proprietors' committee minutes, notes, and related documents regarding the establishment of boundaries for the parish of Newbury in the province of Massachusetts Bay; a receipt for the purchase of food; and the will of Henry Short as witnessed by Coffin. See #2.1 and C.2.52 for related material in the bound account books. The series is arranged alphabetically by record type, and thereunder chronologically.


Descriptive Terms

personal papers

Physical Description

Personal papers (1 carton, 2 oversize folders)

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Collection Name

Coffin family papers

Date of Acquisition


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Record Details

Material Type

personal papers

Description Level


Location Note

Folders C.2.3-C.2.7, OB.1.9-OB.1.10