Elizabeth Richards Tilton (1834-1897)
In 1870, Mrs. Elizabeth Richards Tilton confessed to her husband - editor, author, abolitionist and women's rights advocate Theodore Tilton - that she and their pastor, the famous Henry Ward Beecher, had had an affair. The nationally-covered trial resulted in a hung jury, nine for Beecher and three for Tilton. Beecher returned to his pulpit.
- 1875 circa 5 years
- Original Format:
- Carte de Visite
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