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A temperance newspaper, but with more...

Item # 598400

April 15, 1847

COLUMBIA WASHINGTONIAN, Hudson, New York, April 15, 1847  A temperance newspaper that also had news of the day. Noted at the top of the first column is: "Devoted to the Cause of Temperance". The front page has: "Physical Effects of Dram Drinking" "To the Ladies" & more. Inside has: "Horrible Effects of Rum" "The Rummies 'done up' at Yonkers" "Invisible Rumseller" and other items. Also included is some nice reporting on the Mexican War with: "From the Army" "Our Army Triumphant!" "Vera Cruz Taken" "Surrender of Vera Cruz and the Castle" with coverage taking most of a column.
Four pages, nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War