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EDWARD PAYSON POWELL (1833-1915) was an American author and journalist. He graduated from Hamilton College and Union Theological Seminary and was ordained as a Congregational minister in 1817. He embarked on his journalism career in 1886 when he joined the St. Louis Globe-Democrat in 1886 as an editorial writer; he later (1900) moved to The Independent of New York, a civil rights and anti-slavery newspaper.
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