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Zany broadside telling the tale of Deacon Giles Distillery

A zany illustrated broadside using the tale of Deacon Giles Distillery to warn of the dangers of strong drink. According to American National Biography, “[George B.] Cheever joined the temperance reform movement in 1833; two years later he attained national prominence with his enormously popular temperance tract, Enquire at Amos Giles’ Distillery. The essay, cast in […]

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