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Guide to the Records of the Sons of Temperance, Montauk Division
1836-1871 (bulk 1847-1860)
  MS 618

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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on November 09, 2011
Description is in English.

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Title: Records of the Sons of Temperance, Montauk Division
Dates: 1847-1871 (bulk 1847-1860)
Abstract: The Montauk Division was a regional branch, founded in 1844, of the Sons of Temperance, a fraternal order that assisted its members, both in remaining temperate, and as a mutual aid society. The records reflect the practical operation of a nineteenth-century fraternal organization and are composed of meeting minutes, committee reports, bills and receipts, printed circulars, letters, membership applications, inventories, proposed amendments, records of visitations to sick brothers and investigations of brothers.
Quantity: 0.5 Linear feet (1 box)
Location note: Manuscript cage
Call Phrase: MS 618