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A collection of letters mostly to Edward N. Merrill with a few to his sons Edward F. Merrill and William F. Merrill from Maine governors, United States senators and United States congressmen. Most letters concern politics in Maine and in Congress. Many letters are from Edwin C. Burleigh and concern his successful gubernatorial campaign of 1892. Other correspondents include S.S. Marble, Henry B. Cleaves, Llewellyn Powers, William T. Cobb, Carl E. Milliken, Eugene Hale, William P. Frye, Bert M. Fernald, William M. Calder, Frederick Hale, William Tudor Gardiner, Frederick G. Payne, John H. Reed, Seth L. Milliken, Samuel W. Gould, John A. Peters, Frank E. Guernsey, John E. Nelson, Ira G. Hersey, Carroll L. Beedy, Wallace H. White, Jr., Percival Baxter, and Louis J. Brann.
Government and Law
Size of Collection
7 folders (163 items)
Dates of Collection
SpC MS 1068 sc
Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University of Maine, "Merrill Family Correspondence, 1887-1960" (2015). Finding Aids. Number 11.