Collection: John M. Shirley papers

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John M. Shirley papers

MS-1312
 Collection
Identifier: MS-1312

Description

The collection contains a diary in two volumes kept by John M. Shirley during the time he was a reporter of the New Hampshire Supreme Court and the writing of his book "Dartmouth College Causes and the Supreme Court of the United States." A manuscript of an account of a journey to California and the Pacific Northwest taken by Shirley in 1871, is also included.

Dates

  • 1866 - 1881

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

.50 linear ft. (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

John Major Shirley (1831-1887), lawyer. Dartmouth College Honorary Degree 1865. The collection contains a diary in two volumes as well as a manuscript account of a journey to California and the Pacific Northwest taken by Shirley in 1871.

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

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