Sons of Temperance certificate, Leeds, 1847

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Paper certificate showing John Y. Merrill had been admitted as a member of the Androscoggin Division No. 78 of the Sons of Temperance.

He was an active participant of prohibition activities in Maine and was appointed constable in Leeds and made note in his diaries of dumping liquor.

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  • Title: Sons of Temperance certificate, Leeds, 1847
  • Creator: Sons of Temperance
  • Creation Date: 1847-03-30
  • Subject Date: 1847-03-30
  • Location: Leeds, Androscoggin County, ME
  • Media: Ink (printer and pen) on paper
  • Dimensions: 26.5 cm x 20.75 cm
  • Collection: Merrill Family Collection
  • Object Type: Text and Image

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Leeds Historical Society
553 North Road, Leeds, ME 04263
(207) 524-2324

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