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Newspaper Caricatures about the Henry Ward Beecher Trial

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Identifier: SC MS 0202
Abstract 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 of illustrations bound in this volume are an interesting evidence of the public opinion of...
Dates: 1853 - 1893

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