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Wha[...]. Extract from [...] legislature, March, 1839. [electronic resource] : "Section 4. All common dram-shops are hereby declared to be public nuisances ..."

Title
Wha[...]. Extract from [...] legislature, March, 1839. [electronic resource] : "Section 4. All common dram-shops are hereby declared to be public nuisances ..."
Publication
[Boston : Printed by Cassady & March?, 1839]
Electronic Resource
American Broadsides and Ephemera

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Description
1 sheet ([1] p.) : ill.; 57 x 46 cm.
Uniform Title
American broadsides and ephemera. First series ; no. 14175.
Subject
Genre/Form
  • Ballads.
  • Broadsides.
Note
  • On the evils of intemperance and those who traffic in intoxicating liquors. The American Antiquarian Society copy is mutilated, lacking most of title. The extract is from a proposed amendment to a Massachusetts law passed Apr. 19, 1838, "An act to regulate the sale of spiritous liquors." Cf. Massachusetts House of Representatives doc. no. 37, March 6, 1839.
  • Relief prints are identical with those on a typographically similar temperance broadside, Simeon L. Crockett's The true cause of crime. Dying words of a criminal ... March 15, 1836, Cassady & March, printers, Boston.
  • Printed area, including ornamental border, measures 55.3 x 41.5 cm.
  • Followed by "The danger of evil company: By Hannah More," a poem in thirty-seven stanzas; "Practitioners at the bar;" and "Total abstinence pledge."
  • Not in Checklist Amer. imprints.
Reproduction (note)
  • Electronic text and image data.
Title
Wha[...]. Extract from [...] legislature, March, 1839. [electronic resource] : "Section 4. All common dram-shops are hereby declared to be public nuisances ..."
Imprint
[Boston : Printed by Cassady & March?, 1839]
Series
American broadsides and ephemera. First series ; no. 14175.
Reproduction
Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2005. Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (American broadsides and ephemera. First series ; no. 14175).
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Place of Publication
United States Massachusetts Boston.
Added Author
More, Hannah, 1745-1833. Danger of evil company.
Massachusetts. General Court. House of Representatives.
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