• Creator
  • Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864
  • Created Date
  • 1830-1849
  • Description
  • Notes by Edward Hitchcock apparently intended for an address to a group of people on the subject of temperance. Hitchcock discusses his own history with the temperance movement, laments what appears to be a loss of momentum for the movement, and stresses the need to continue the fight for total abstinence from alcohol, suggesting the distribution of literature about temperance as a key part of the movement's success. The item is undated. Dates... more
    Notes by Edward Hitchcock apparently intended for an address to a group of people on the subject of temperance. Hitchcock discusses his own history with the temperance movement, laments what appears to be a loss of momentum for the movement, and stresses the need to continue the fight for total abstinence from alcohol, suggesting the distribution of literature about temperance as a key part of the movement's success. The item is undated. Dates provided are drawn from the dates of the folder. less
  • Format
  • Lecture notes
    Manuscripts
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