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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.

Publication Date



Government and Law



Size of Collection

7 folders (163 items)

Dates of Collection


Manuscript Number

SpC MS 1068 sc

Merrill Family Correspondence, 1887-1960

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