Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

O, Temperance, O, Mores!

Posted in Beinecke Library, Shirley Collection by beineckepoetry on September 24, 2007

Young Gentlemen & Ladies Social & Temperance Society of Chester, CT.
A minute book of the organization, 1829-1841

complete with statement of purpose

And lists of members

However, if you fell off the wagon, your name was crossed out *and* you got the finger!

[Watch out for those Smith boys!]