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Selah Merrill (1837–1909)

Merrill, Selah. A well-known American explorer and archæologist; born at Canton Centre, CT, May 2, 1837; died in 1909. He was chaplain in the Civil War (1864–65); then engaged in explorations in Palestine. He was consul at Jerusalem 1884–86 and 1890–93. Among his works are: ‘East of the Jordan’ (2d ed. 1883); ‘Galilee in the Time of Christ’ (1881); ‘The Site of Calvary’; ‘Ancient Jerusalem.’