Papers of Tristram Coffin, Jr. (1632-1704)


Series XIV, Papers of Tristram Coffin, Jr. (1632-1704) 1657-1711 (#C.2.17-C.2.18, OB.1.8), contains legal documents which include Coffin's land deeds; a 1691 arbitrator's document; a 1695 fragment of a Freeholder's meeting held in the Town of Newbury (Coffin's name appears as "Lott Layor"); and two documents signed by Coffin as a witness. Also included in the series is a 1711 document regarding Coffin's estate, which settles Coffin's five freeholder lots among his three sons. The series is arranged alphabetically by record type, and thereunder chronologically.


Descriptive Terms

personal papers

Physical Description

Personal papers (1 carton, 1 oversize folder)

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Collection Name

Coffin family papers

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Record Details

Material Type

personal papers

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Location Note

Folders C.2.17-C.2.18, OB.1.8