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Literary Site Detail:
Old Court House

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Type: Literary Site
Name: Old Court House
Address: 9 Park Street
PO Box 1500
Fonda NY 12068
County/Region: Montgomery (Central Leatherstocking)
Description: In the 1830s and 1840s, James Fenimore Cooper traveled to the Old Court House in the town of Fonda to bring (and win) libel suits against James Watson Webb, the New York Enquirer, and Thurlow Weed, Albany Evening Journal. http://www.nycourts.gov/publications/benchmarks/issue5/old-courthouse.shtml
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