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Leonidas Merritt

Title: Pamphlet written about the Rockefeller Case
Type: Document
Date: 1897
Source: Minnesota Historical Society

Description: A minister named Gates who worked for Rockefeller during the court case wrote this pamphlet against the Merritts.
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Pamphlet written about the Rockefeller Case

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Activities:

  1. The two documents at the end of this book describe agreements made by the Merritts in order to end their court case. What does Appendix A tell us about the case?



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  2. What does Rockefeller's lawyer require the Merritts to do in order to settle?



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  3. Appendix B is said to be the actual agreement between Rockefeller's company and the Merritts. What agreement is made in this document?



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  4. If Leonidas Merritt brought the first case against Rockefeller, why do you think his entire family (brothers, sisters-in-law, etc.) had to sign the agreement?



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