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Temperance Meeting.

THERE will be a meeting of the Greenfield Temperance Society, at the Brick Meeting-house, at 1/2 past 6 o'clock, on Tuesday evening the 24th of February current; at which time an address will be delivered by the Rev. Mr. Coleman, on the importance of the influence of Young Men in the Temperance Reform.- All the friends of sobriety and virtue are invited to attend.
Per order,
E. Alvord, Clerk.

Feb. 10, 1835.

(c) Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association, Deerfield MA. All rights reserved.
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There is currently no available "Beginner" label. The following is the default level label: The Temperance Movement began in the early 1800s and by 1833 there were 6,000 local societies in the United States. This is a notice of the meeting of the Greenfield, Massachusetts, Temperance Society. A minister was to give a talk on the importance of young men in the Temperance Movement. The Temperance Movement attracted a large number of women and children. The Greenfield Gazette and Franklin Herald was the newspaper in Greenfield, Massachusetts, from June 26, 1827 to June 27, 1837. It changed its name to the Gazette & Mercury.


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"Temperance Meeting" article from the Greenfield Gazette and Franklin Herald newspaper

publisher   Greenfield Gazette and Franklin Herald
date   Feb 17, 1835
location   Greenfield, Massachusetts
height   2.25"
width   4.0"
process/materials   printed paper, ink
item type   Periodicals/Newspaper
accession #   #L05.031

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