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"My Conscience Acquits Me:" The Scandal of Bishop Benjamin Tredwell Onderdonk - Merchant's House Museum
A 19th Century Church Scandal Although the phrase “sexual harassment” did not come into popular use until the mid-1970s, accusations of mistreatment and abuse by women against men of power have been part of the historical record for centuries. In November 1844, such a charge was brought against one of the most powerful men in …