Cabot Lull papers
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The collection consists of correspondence, financial records, legal documents and to a lesser extent newspaper clippings, photographs and various miscellaneous material relating to personal, business, political, and official matters. There is a major gap in the papers from 1876 to 1892.
- Majority of material found within 1852 - 1912
- Lull, Cabot (Person)
Cabot Lull was born October 15, 1835 in Norwich, Connecticut. He came to Wetumpka, Alabama in 1852 and became a businessman. During the Civil War, Lull was active as a blockade runner, operating from Great Britain to Bermuda. He returned to his business after the war. Following Reconstruction, he was elected mayor of Wetumpka several times. In 1892, as a candidate of the Democratic ticket, Lull was elected to the position of Probate Judge of Elmore County. He was defeated for reelection in 1898. Lull married Sallie Graham Foster in 1858; they had seven children. Active in church and Masonic affairs, he died in 1924, just short of his ninetieth birthday.
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Correspondence, financial records, legal documents and to a lesser extent newspaper clippings, photographs and various miscellaneous material relating to personal, business, political, and official matters of this former blockade runner and Elmore County merchant and probate judge.
Gift of Mrs. Sarah Cabot Pierce, 1965, addition 1997
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