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Leonidas Merritt

Title: Response by Merritt to the Pamphlet
Type: Document
Date: 1912
Source: Minnesota Historical Society

Description: Leonidas Merritt wrote this paper to express his family's side of the court case and to respond to Gate's accusations.
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Response by Merritt to the Pamphlet

Activities:

  1. What reasons does Merritt give for signing the agreement with Rockefeller?



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  2. What outcome did Merritt think further trials would have?



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  3. What argument does Merritt give for why Gates' copy of the agreement (Document 2) is false?



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  4. Why do you think Merritt would feel so strongly about Gates that he would say he has "rat-like cunning?"



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