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  • Subject is exactly "Temperance -- Societies, etc."

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An unused International Order of Good Templars membership application. No date provided. On the reverse of this application, Minnehaha Lodge, No. 95, provides a brief article (I.O.G.T. stands for International Order of Good Templars) that defines its…

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A letter from Corydon D. Rose to E. S. Hughes. Dated October 27, 1871. In this letter, County Chief Templar Rose reminds Hughes and the members of Utica Central Lodge, No. 240, that political discussion is prohibited within the walls of the lodge.…

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An undated temperance song titled “Good Templar Song” with lyrics written by Reverend C. Shaw. Sung to the melody of Henry Clay Work’s Civil War song “Marching Through Georgia.”

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A letter attributed to Mary E. Elliott. Dated August 3, 1876. In this letter, Elliot, the Grand Worthy Secretary for the Grand Lodge Massachusetts of the Independent Order of Good Templars, offers her support and praise to an unnamed female…

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A letter from La Fayette Division, No. 88, to Orient Lodge. Dated July 14, 1884. In this letter, La Fayette Division, No. 88, invites Orient Lodge to the “annual excursion of the Sons of Temperance of the State of Connecticut.”

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A membership certificate issued by Temp Star Lodge, No. 146, of Hyde Park, Pennsylvania, to Helen Peck. Dated December 13, 1867. Imprint on bottom reads, "Lith. by A. Valendar [sic] Cleveland Ohio." Note: Vallendar may be the true spelling of the…

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A membership certificate issued by Canton Lodge, No. 498, of Canton, Pennsylvania, to O. L. Larcomb. Dated February 10, 1878. Imprint on bottom reads, "W. J. Morgan & Co Lith Cleveland Ohio." Founded in Utica, New York, in 1851, the Independent Order…