Coffin, Charles Carleton, 1823-1896

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American novelist and historian.

From the description of "Abraham Lincoln's Early Years" : one page only of the fifth part, signed [n.p.] : autograph manuscript, [ca. 1892]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270899933

American author and lecturer.

From the description of Papers of Charles Carleton Coffin [manuscript], 1881-1893. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647814490

Charles Carleton Coffin, 1823-1896, was born in Boscawen, NH. He became a surveyor, a telegraph and railroad expert and a reporter. During the Civil War, he wrote dispatches from the front for the Boston Journal by which he attained considerable fame. He served in the Massachusetts House in 1884 and 1885 and the Senate in 1890, but he was best known as an author of patriotic books for children and for his speeches. He was a board member of NEHGS and gave the oration at its fiftieth anniversary in 1895.

From the description of Charles Carleton Coffin papers, 1861-1890. (New England Historic Genealogical Society). WorldCat record id: 64665331

American author.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to Harper's Weekly, 1892 June 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270899932

Author.

From the description of Charles Carleton Coffin correspondence, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453844

Master Sergeant Charles Naylor Coffin enlisted in the United States Army in 1933. He was assigned to Battery K, 64th Coast Artillery Regiment at Fort Shafter, Hawaiian Islands. Upon reenlistement, Coffin was assigned to Battery A, 59th Heavy Seacoast Artillery Regiment at Fort Mills, Corregidor, Philippines. He was reassigned to Hawaii in 1940 with the 617th Automotive Ordnance Battalion. During the latter part of the Korean War, Coffin served as Assistant Advisor to the 25th Quartermaster Railhead Battalion and later with the 12th Quartermaster Railhead Battalion, Republic of Korea Army. He retired from the Army in 1960.

From the description of Charles N. Coffin photograph collection. 1933-1954. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: 48384683

New Hampshire-born author and journalist who wrote under the name Carleton.

From the description of Diary of a visit to Salt Lake City and travel to Chicago, 1868 Nov 5-Dec 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78269208

From the description of Diary of a visit to Salt Lake City and travel to Chicago, 1868 Nov 5-Dec 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702148443

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referencedIn Langstroth, L. L. (Lorenzo Lorraine), 1810-1895. Papers, 1852-1895. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Charles Sumner correspondence, 1829-1874. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Coffin, Charles Carleton, 1823-1896. Charles Carleton Coffin papers, 1861-1890. New England Historic Genealogical Society
creatorOf Coffin, Charles Carleton, 1823-1896. Papers of Charles Carleton Coffin [manuscript], 1881-1893. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Coffin, Charles Carleton, 1823-1896. Winning his way : manuscript, [ca. 1866] Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Charles Carleton Coffin Collection, 1893, n.d. University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept.
referencedIn Letters to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1761-1904 (inclusive) 1820-1888 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Coffin, Charles Carleton, 1823-1896. Diary of a visit to Salt Lake City and travel to Chicago, 1868 Nov 5-Dec 2. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Coffin, Charles N. (Charles Naylor). Charles N. Coffin photograph collection. U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center
creatorOf Coffin, Charles Carleton, 1823-1896. Letter : Boston, to [Benjamin Perley?] Poore, n.p., [1864?] Nov. 25. Texas Christian University
creatorOf Coffin, Charles Carleton, 1823-1896. Charles Carleton Coffin correspondence, undated. Library of Congress
creatorOf Bonsell, Rebecca Wright. Memoir : manuscript, 1890. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Coffin, Charles Carleton, 1823-1896. Diary of a visit to Salt Lake City and travel to Chicago, 1868 Nov 5-Dec 2. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Nantucket Project. Nantucket project records, 1712-1968. Cornell University Library
referencedIn William Warland Clapp correspondence, 1790-1891 (inclusive), 1840-1891 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Wendell Phillips papers, 1555-1882 (inclusive) 1833-1881 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Coffin, Charles Carleton, 1823-1896. Autograph letter signed : Boston, to Harper's Weekly, 1892 June 26. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Coffin, Charles Carleton, 1823-1896. "Abraham Lincoln's Early Years" : one page only of the fifth part, signed [n.p.] : autograph manuscript, [ca. 1892]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn James Freeman Clarke additional correspondence, 1787-1886. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Charles Carleton Coffin Collection, 1881-1885 University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept.
referencedIn Papers, 1806-1902. Houghton Library.
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associatedWith Barton, William Eleazar, 1861-1930, person
associatedWith Batchelder family. family
associatedWith Beadle, J. H. (John Hanson), 1840-1897. person
associatedWith Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893. person
correspondedWith Benjamin, J. P. (Judah Philip), 1811-1884 person
associatedWith Bonsell, Rebecca Wright. person
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associatedWith Clarke, James Freeman, 1810-1888 person
associatedWith Clay, C. C. (Clement Claiborne), 1816-1882. person
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associatedWith Drayton, Thomas, 1808-1891. person
associatedWith Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881. person
associatedWith Gonzales, Ambrosio José. person
correspondedWith Harden, Edward J. (Edward Jenkins), 1813-1873 person
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associatedWith Hunter, R. M. T. (Robert Mercer Taliaferro), 1809-1887. person
associatedWith Langstroth, L. L. (Lorenzo Lorraine), 1810-1895. person
correspondedWith Letcher, John, 1813-1884 person
correspondedWith Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882 person
associatedWith McClure, S. S. (Samuel Sidney), 1857-1949. person
associatedWith Memminger, C. G. (Christopher Gustavus), 1803-1888. person
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correspondedWith Oakes, Ziba B., 1806-1871 person
correspondedWith Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884 person
associatedWith Poore, Benjamin Perley, 1820-1887. person
associatedWith Reagan, John H. (John Henninger), 1818-1905. person
correspondedWith Smith, Francis H. (Francis Henney), 1812-1890 person
correspondedWith Smith, William, 1797-1887 person
correspondedWith Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874 person
associatedWith Thompson, Jacob, 1810-1885. person
associatedWith Tucker, Nathaniel Beverley, 1820-1890. person
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Place Name Admin Code Country
Wyoming
Utah
Salt Lake City (Utah)
Confederate States of America
Utah--Salt Lake City
Utah--Salt Lake City
United States
Philippines
Chicago--Social life and customs
Korea (South)
Utah
Salt Lake City (Utah)
Nebraska
Nebraska
United States
Wyoming
Chicago (Ill.)
United States
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Slave traders
Speeches, addresses, etc
Money
Filipinos--Photographs
Trenton, Battle of, Trenton, N.J., 1776
Polygamy
Slave records
Secessionville, Battle of, Secessionville, S.C., 1862
Mormons--Social life and customs
Mormons
Diplomatic and consular service, Confederate
Bookseller's ticket: Partridge & Cooper
Koreans--Photographs
Hawaiians--Photographs
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Birth 1823-07-26

Death 1896-03-02

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