Lot M. Morrill papers, 1852-1894.

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Morrill, Lot M. (Lot Myrick), 1812-1883. Lot M. Morrill papers, 1852-1894.

Lot M. Morrill papers, 1852-1894.

Biographical and autobiographical sketches, scrapbook with newspaper clippings, and correspondence of William Aiken, William B. Allison, Henry B. Anthony, Chester A. Arthur, George Bancroft, August Belmont, J.F. Bingham, James G. Blaine, George S. Boutwell, Benjamin Bristow, Benjamin F. Butler, Joshua L. Chamberlain, Zachariah Chandler, Salmon P. Chase, Rufus Church, William W. Collins, Roscoe Conkling, Jefferson Davis, Elias H. Derby, Dorothea L. Dix, Stephen A. Douglas, Neal Dow, George F. Edmunds, William P. Fessenden, Hamilton Fish, Henry F. French, James A. Garfield, Delano A. Goddard, Ulysses S. Grant, Joseph W. Harper, Ira Harris, Rutherford, B. Hayes, Reverdy Johnson, John Lynch, Hugh McColloch, Joseph McKeen, Samuel Maclean, Edwin D. Morgan, Justin S. Morrill, Lot M. Morrill, Levi P. Morton, Sir Edmund Nead, Fred[erick] F. Phillips, John Pope, William A. Richardson, Carl Schurtz, John Sherman, Daniel E. Sickles, Francis E. Spinner, John W. Stevenson, William M. Stratton, Charles Sumner, George F. Talbot, Sir Edward Thornton, Amos Tuck, J.H. Van Allen, Samuel Ward, Edwin B. Webb, Thurlow Weed, and William Windom, and also containing clipped autographs of John Marshall and Thomas Carlile.

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