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The United Estates of Labor, Agriculture, Commerce, the Mechanic and Liberal Arts, and all other professions and occupations of life, in Congress Assembled, promulgate the following unanimous Declaration of Temperance

United Estates of Labor, Agriculture, Commerce, the Mechanic and Liberal Arts.
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Online; Book; EBook; Broadside
Description
1 sheet ([1] p.) : ill. ; 71 x 53 cm.
Variant title
Declaration of Temperance
Published
Boston : Engraved by Devereux & Brown, 116 Washington St. ;Wm. White and H.P. Lewis, Printers, Spring Lane, [between 1842 and 1844]
Notes
"Entered according to Act of Congress, by Charles Ellms."
Written in imitation of the Declaration of Independence, with text beginning "When, in the course of moral events, the people of this enlightened age are determined to burst asunder the intemperate bonds... " With imitation facsimile signatures "John Handicraft, Benjamin Boatman, John Musician, Th. Tinman, etc.
Text in 3 columns, with signatures below. The whole within an ornate border featuring an image of a fountain at the bottom.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Albert H. Small Declaration of Independence Collection. Deposit of Albert H. Small, July 14, 2003.
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