This fall in Massachusetts no Senator has a seat at stake, no important Representative is likely to be liquidated and the most engaging characters on the political stage are two young Boston blue bloods. Robert F. Bradford, now 35, is the son of the late famed Surgeon Edward Hickling Bradford in direct descent from Pilgrim Father William Bradford. Thomas Hopkinson Eliot, 31, is a son of the famed liberal Unitarian minister, Samuel Eliot, and grandson of the late, even more famed Harvard President Charles W. Eliot.

As striplings they attended exclusive Browne &...

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