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Rev. Dr. Cheever

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Three-quarter length portrait of George Barrell Cheever, the radical abolitionist preacher and author, standing. Cheever's book, "The Guilt of Slavery and Crime of Slaveholding: Demonstrated from the Greek and Hebrew Sciptures," argued that the Bible categorically denounces slavery.; Brady, N.Y.; Title from manuscript note on mount.; Photographer's imprint inscribed on negative.

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Library Company of Philadelphia

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PA Digital