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Gyles Merrill Sermons

An inventory of his sermons at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: LDC
Date: 10 Dec 2008

Biographical History

Reverend Gyles Merrill (1739-1801) was an American clergyman during the second-half of the 18th century.

Merrill was ordained a pastor of a congregational church in Plaistow, New Hampshire on March 6, 1765. The church had been organized on November 4, 1730 and was modeled after a church in Haverhill, Massachusetts. Merrill served in this post for thirty seven years until his death on April 27, 1801.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Gyles Merrill Sermons consist of six sermons by the New Hampshire clergyman. A majority of the sermons were written during the revolutionary era.

Arrangement of the Collection

The collection contains one series, Sermons, which is arranged chronologically.


Access Restrictions:

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Use Restrictions:

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

Subject Headings


Merrill, Gyles, 1739-1801.


Clergy -- United States.
Sermons, American.

Genres and Forms




Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Gyles Merrill Sermons
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

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