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Beecher Newspaper Caricatures Published During the Beecher Trial/Portraits of the Beechers

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Identifier: SC MS 0202
Overview A selective collection of newspaper caricatures, cartoons, sketches and portraits of the Beecher family especially related to the scandalous adultery trial in 1875 involving the Reverend Henry Ward Beecher and Mrs. Elizabeth Tilton. Beecher was the younger brother of Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of “Uncle Tom’s Cabin.” The entire Beecher family was involved in the abolition cause. The collection contained in this bound volume is an interesting insight into the public opinion of the era...

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