John M. Shirley papers, 1866 - 1881Manuscript MS-1312

Introduction to the Collection

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 account of a journey to California and the Pacific Northwest taken by Shirley in 1871, is also included.

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