The Circuit Preacher chronicles: Shanghaiing up a flock

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When trying to minister to the spiritual needs of a crowd of hard-sinning miners and sailors, it was sometimes necessary to resort to unorthodox tactics — tactics not often seen among men of the cloth in more civilized times. (Oregon Territory, 1850s) (For text and pictures, see http://offbeatoregon.com/1603b.circuit-preachers-shanghai-flock-382.html)

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