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Moncure Daniel Conway (1832–1907)

Conway, Moncure Daniel. Born in Stafford County, VA, March 17, 1832; died at Paris, Nov. 15, 1907. He became a Methodist minister; but changing his opinions on theology, and especially on slavery, settled in Cincinnati, OH, as a radical Unitarian preacher. During the Civil War he left this country and preached in London for several years, finally returning and settling in New York. His literary activity was great, his writings having been published under the following titles: ‘The Rejected Stone’; ‘Idols and Ideals’; ‘Demonology and Devil Lore’; ‘The Wandering Jew’; ‘Sketch of Carlyle’; ‘The Earthward Pilgrimage’; ‘Sacred Anthology,’ a compilation; ‘Emerson at Home and Abroad’; ‘George Washington and Mount Vernon’; ‘Omitted Chapters in Life and Letters of Edmund Randolph’; ‘Life of Thomas Paine’; ‘Tracts for To-day’; ‘Natural History of the Devil’; ‘The Golden Hour’; ‘Testimonies Concerning Slavery’; ‘Human Sacrifices in England’; ‘Lessons for the Day’; ‘Travels in South Kensington’; ‘A Necklace of Stories’; ‘Pine and Palm,’ a novel; ‘Prisms of Air,’ a novel.