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Title Polly Merrill Church Trial Records
Creator Old First Congregational Church (Bennington, Vt.)
Dates of Creation 1824
Scope & Content Documents from Church Trial of Polly Merrill for intemperance. Includes accusation from Deacon Calvin Bingham, letters between Merrill and Rev. Peters related to charges as well as letter from her husband Orsamus C. Merrill, who is upset that the church is meddling in his private affairs. Dated 1824.
Related People Merrill, Mary (Polly) Robinson
Merrill, Orsamus Cook
Peters, Absalom
Bingham, Calvin (1750-1831)
Search Terms Old First Congregational Church (Bennington, Vt.)
Credit line Gift of Mr. A. W. Varney
Catalog Number A3092