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Catalog Number 00034
Object Name Portrait
Description Abner Kneeland by J.W. Reed (?). 1774-1844. Minister, Legislator, Editor. Born in Gardner, Massachusetts, April 7, 1774. Universalist minister. Member of New Hampshire House of Representatives. Leader in "Free Thought" movement. Editor of "Olive Branch" and "Boston Investigator". Instrumental in forming settlement at Salubria, Iowa, in 1839. Prominent in Iowa politics. Died in Salubria, Iowa, August 27, 1844.
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