James S. Coon diary  1840-1858
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Title: James S. Coon diary
Creator: Coon, James Shields, b. 1818
Inclusive dates: 1840-1858
Extent: 1 volume
This diary contains personal reflections and stories from the life of James Shields Coon, a lawyer who practiced in Salem, New York, before the Civil War. Coon commented on contemporary political issues, life as a lawyer, and his family; he noted the births of his three children, reflected on the deaths of family members, and kept some genealogical notes about his family.
Language: The material is in English
Repository: William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan
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The University of Michigan
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