Streets of Brookline

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217 Kent St., 1888.
Residence of Llewellyn Powers, no longer standing. #203 is visble to the right. Powers was a multi-term congressman from Maine and two-time governor of that state. He was also a lawyer and decided, in 1887, to leave public service in Maine to practice law in Massachusetts. He spent four years in Brookline and then returned to politics in Maine.

From: A Collection Of Thirty-Five Prominent Residences, Public Buildings And Churches Together With A Short Historical Sketch Of Brookline. Illustrations In Photo-Gravure From Photographic Negatives By Chas. H. Currier.
C. B. Webster, 1888