The subject of this portrait was born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, the son of Judge Daniel Meserve Durell. He was a lawyer in New Orleans and a federal judge in Louisiana. He later moved to Schoharie, New York, where he devoted himself to literary interests.
Gift of Annie L. Gebhard
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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