CIRCULAR OF THE NEW-YORK STATE TEMPERANCE SOCIETY, TO THE CITIZENS OF THE STATE.

By: (New York State Temperance Society).

Price: $150.00

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Book Condition: Good


[Albany, NY]: New-York State Temperance Society, circa [1830].. [1830].. Good. - Quarto, 9-7/8 inches high by 8 inches wide. Softcover self-wraps. 3 pages with the banner title printed at the head of the first page. The pages are toned and slightly creased along the corners. The edges are darkened and foxed. Good.

The text following the banner title reads: "Fellow citizens, We want your aid in a great work. Not your money nor your time, nor the sacrifice of any real interest. We want your names with the pledge and the influence which is attached to them...." Stated on page three is the declaration that "It is proposed to place a copy of this circular in the hands of every family in the state...." In conclusion, the circular closes with a "Pledge" with blank spaces for the town and county followed by substantial space for signatures.

The publication date is derived from internal evidence. The circular lists statistics from the city of Albany which match state records for that date. Examples include "... there are in the city 415 licences granted to taverns and groceries....", and so on.

RARE.

Title: CIRCULAR OF THE NEW-YORK STATE TEMPERANCE SOCIETY, TO THE CITIZENS OF THE STATE.

Author Name: (New York State Temperance Society).

Categories: Americana,

Publisher: [Albany, NY]: New-York State Temperance Society, circa [1830].: [1830].

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 33520

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