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Leonidas and Elizabeth Merritt, around the time merchantable ore was discovered on the Mesabi, c.1890.
Leonidas Merritt, c.1919.
Portrait of Leroy Buffington by William Cogswell, 1889. Owned and donated to the Minnesota Historical Society by Buffington's daughter Ella.
Cabinet photograph of Leroy Buffington, c.1895. Photographer: George W. Floyd.
Leslie Park, c.1955.
Lewis H. and Hephzibah J. Merritt, c.1880.
The Merritt family some twenty years before they began mining operations on the Mesabi, 1871.
Lewis H. Merrill and his dog Mack at the backdoor of the Harrington-Merrill House, 1900.
Lewis Harrington, c.1866.
Lewis Merrill in the apple orchard on the Merrill's property, 1898.
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