The Civil Rights Act of 1875

Samuel P. Morrill

(February 11, 1816 — August 4, 1892) Morrill was a theologian, minister, and politician. Samuel Morrill was born in Franklin County, Maine and attended school at Farmington Academy where he studied theology. He was ordained a minister and served in pastorates from 1848 to 1853. Morrill served as the Register of Deeds for Franklin County, Maine from 1857 to 1867. He was elected as a Republican to the United States House of Representatives and served from March 4, 1869 to March 3, 1871. [Source: “Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 - Present,” available at]

Member of Maine Delegation - The Civil Rights Act of 1875 [this display].

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