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Temperance

 Subject
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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Letter on music and liquor laws, February 2, 1850

 File — Box 2, Folder: 1
Identifier: C-Misc 58
Scope and Contents Includes one holograph letter written by "Cara" in Albany, NY to "Germaine." The letter discusses many current topics and issues such as music (protest singers Hutchinson Family Singers, and Swedish soprano Jenny Lind) and liquor laws.

Portland and Ripley Temperance Society minutes and Thomas Knight diary, 1829-1838

 File
Scope and Contents Thomas Knight's (b. 1809) diary consists of concise daily entries for the time between October 20, 1836 and April 5, 1838. Knight was a general store clerk and was deeply interested and involved in civic/legal issues. Entries range from 6 to 10 lines each and record his daily readings of the Bible, religious histories and commentaries, legal works, and many works he borrowed from the town's library. Knight makes note of anti-slavery meetings (August 29, 1837, December 25, 1836, and December ...

Robinson Family letters

 Collection
Identifier: C-131
Scope and Contents Letters of several generations of a number of related Quaker families in Vermont: principally the Robinsons, who were early settlers in Ferrisburgh, Vt., and the Stevens family, who were early settlers in East Montpelier, Vt. Also the Hoag and Jewell family of Charlotte, Vt., the Byrds of Vergennes, Vt., and the Rogers family of Ferrisburgh. Also the Donaghy family, who came to Vergennes from Ireland during the Potato Famine and apparently changed their name to Donoway.

The letters ...