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Overview Trenmor Coffin was a lawyer, businessman, and Nevada State Assemblyman, of Carson City, Nevada. Collection contains correspondence, legal cases, and papers connected with Coffin's political activity in Nevada (1892-1898) as a member of the Republican State Central Committee and supporter of the Free Silver ticket. The correspondence relates to cases in which Coffin or his legal firm participated, to his business interests in irrigation enterprises, and to the personal affairs of Coffin and his...
Scope and Contents Correspondence of Addison and Trenmor Coffin, Sr. Other miscellaneous material also included.
Abstract Clippings about the Nevada Republican convention of 1894, list of delegates, letter to the committee from chair Trenmore Coffin (1896), and an article about the Corbett-Fitzsimmons boxing match of 1897.
Abstract Marie Louise Coffin Summerfield was a Carson City, Nevada resident, widow of Trenmore Coffin, Sr. and Sardis Summerfield; and a member and officer of the Western Federation of Women's Clubs. Collection includes correspondence about financial matters, the closure of the estate of Trenmore Coffin, and the withdrawal of her investments from a California savings and loan during the Depression; school records of her son Trenmore at the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis; tax bills; and history and...