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Elijah Parish Lovejoy Was Killed By a Pro-slavery Mob


An outdoor sermon in a forest

Lovejoy may have attended outdoor sermons like this one

CREDIT: “Sacramental scene in a western forest,” 1854. Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress. Reproduction Number LC-USZ62-61152.

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