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Merton's Correspondence with:

John J. Merton; John Merton; Merton, John J.; John James Merton

Merton, John James  printer


Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1968, 1990
Volume: 4 item(s); 8 pg(s)

Scope and Content


John Merton was Thomas Merton's cousin, the son of John Llewellyn Charles Merton (Uncle Lyn). At the time of writing, he was an Anglican priest and Vicar of the Parochial District of New Brighton in Christchurch, New Zealand. (Source: The Road to Joy, pp. 86.)

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See also one published letter from Thomas Merton to John James Merton in The Road to Joy, pp. 86-87.

Series List

This Record Sub-Group is not divided into Series and is arranged chronologically.

Container List

#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPub ✓Notes
 y/m/dMerton Scan ✉ 
1. 1968/04/no? HLS to Merton I am sorry that my first letter to you should be to give you the sad news of Aunt Kit's death. «detailed view»
2. 1968/06/17 TL[c] from Merton Thanks for writing about Aunt Kit. I was away when your letter arrived. Though we seldom travel «detailed view»
3. 1990/02/15 TALS[x]  from Goodall, Maurice / to F. A. Peake Thank you for your letter of 24 January 1990 regarding the Reverend John James Merton. «detailed view»
4. undated/no/no TLS[x] to Peake, F. A., Rev. Dr. I have had your letter of March weighing on my mind for too many months. My apologies «detailed view»

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