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    Robert Marcus Collection of Lincoln Campaign Tokens

    The numismatic output of this movement is wide and varied To our knowledge no concerted effort has even been made to catalog the tokens and medals from the various temperance organizations of this period although we do know of several large collections 1085 COLD WATER ARMY TEMPERANCE DECLARATION CA 1840s 37mm White Metal J F Thomas Sc Holed AU WFC initials carved into the upper left obverse field Obv HOW SWEET FROM THE GREEN MOSSY BRIM TO RECEIVE IT AS POISED ON THE CURE IT INCLINED TO MY LIPS around scene of a man at a well about to drink from a wate


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    Robert Marcus Collection of Lincoln Campaign Tokens

    The numismatic output of this movement is wide and varied To our knowledge no concerted effort has even been made to catalog the tokens and medals from the various temperance organizations of this period although we do know of several large collections 1085 COLD WATER ARMY TEMPERANCE DECLARATION CA 1840s 37mm White Metal J F Thomas Sc Holed AU WFC initials carved into the upper left obverse field Obv HOW SWEET FROM THE GREEN MOSSY BRIM TO RECEIVE IT AS POISED ON THE CURE IT INCLINED TO MY LIPS around scene of a man at a well about to drink from a wate


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    Robert Marcus Collection of Lincoln Campaign Tokens

    The numismatic output of this movement is wide and varied To our knowledge no concerted effort has even been made to catalog the tokens and medals from the various temperance organizations of this period although we do know of several large collections 1085 COLD WATER ARMY TEMPERANCE DECLARATION CA 1840s 37mm White Metal J F Thomas Sc Holed AU WFC initials carved into the upper left obverse field Obv HOW SWEET FROM THE GREEN MOSSY BRIM TO RECEIVE IT AS POISED ON THE CURE IT INCLINED TO MY LIPS around scene of a man at a well about to drink from a wate


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 44, No. 5

    10/1/2004

    sure 1000 subscribers might be obtained in your county tho 1 am aware the state paper printed at Albany circulates widely But ours will more interest the reading and think ing community on account of its general information Let us press forward and we shall assuredly triumph This letter hints at both the opportunity and the challenge ahead of most of the temperance workers of the day General Riley has been recruited as a county agent for the American Temperance Union but the only financial help offered was a small commission on the sale of sub scriptions to the American Temperance Journal The letter also points out that there was plenty of competition in the temperance literature field Riley also became an officer and agent of the New York State Temper


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 44, No. 5

    10/1/2004

    sure 1000 subscribers might be obtained in your county tho 1 am aware the state paper printed at Albany circulates widely But ours will more interest the reading and think ing community on account of its general information Let us press forward and we shall assuredly triumph This letter hints at both the opportunity and the challenge ahead of most of the temperance workers of the day General Riley has been recruited as a county agent for the American Temperance Union but the only financial help offered was a small commission on the sale of sub scriptions to the American Temperance Journal The letter also points out that there was plenty of competition in the temperance literature field Riley also became an officer and agent of the New York State Temper


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 44, No. 5

    10/1/2004

    sure 1000 subscribers might be obtained in your county tho 1 am aware the state paper printed at Albany circulates widely But ours will more interest the reading and think ing community on account of its general information Let us press forward and we shall assuredly triumph This letter hints at both the opportunity and the challenge ahead of most of the temperance workers of the day General Riley has been recruited as a county agent for the American Temperance Union but the only financial help offered was a small commission on the sale of sub scriptions to the American Temperance Journal The letter also points out that there was plenty of competition in the temperance literature field Riley also became an officer and agent of the New York State Temper


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 44, No. 5

    10/1/2004

    otential converts to stay away from the Washingtonian meetings Washingtonians believed that religion had no part in tem perance reform and even refused to open their meetings with prayer Daniels quotes Dr Jewett as stating that Nineteen twentieths of the clergy were total abstainers The anti religion stance of the Washingtonians was bewildering to many of the clergy stalwarts of the older temperance organizations and caused some opposition in the churches to the spread of Washingtoniansim The Washingtonians credited their success only to their own evangelical message that drunkards could make a choice to stay sober The new movement refused to give any appreciation or credit to the older organizations that had provided much assistance in spreading the Washing tonian message throughout the


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 44, No. 5

    10/1/2004

    otential converts to stay away from the Washingtonian meetings Washingtonians believed that religion had no part in tem perance reform and even refused to open their meetings with prayer Daniels quotes Dr Jewett as stating that Nineteen twentieths of the clergy were total abstainers The anti religion stance of the Washingtonians was bewildering to many of the clergy stalwarts of the older temperance organizations and caused some opposition in the churches to the spread of Washingtoniansim The Washingtonians credited their success only to their own evangelical message that drunkards could make a choice to stay sober The new movement refused to give any appreciation or credit to the older organizations that had provided much assistance in spreading the Washing tonian message throughout the


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    Auction Seventy-Seven

    1274 1275 1276 1277 1278 1279 1280 around temperance LEADS TO HEALTHAA EALTH HAPPINESS AND LONG LIFE D COLD WATER ARMY TEMPERANCE DECLARATION 1281 TOKEN CA 1840s 23 7mm Brass Holed Obv Two line legend HOW SWEET FROM THE GREEN MOSSY BRIM TO RECEIVE IT AS POISED ON THE CURB IT INCLINED TO MY LIPS around scene of a man at a well about to drink from a water bucket The bottom plank on the well is signed I FT Rx DECLARATION OF THE C


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    Auction Seventy-Seven

    1274 1275 1276 1277 1278 1279 1280 around temperance LEADS TO HEALTHAA EALTH HAPPINESS AND LONG LIFE D COLD WATER ARMY TEMPERANCE DECLARATION 1281 TOKEN CA 1840s 23 7mm Brass Holed Obv Two line legend HOW SWEET FROM THE GREEN MOSSY BRIM TO RECEIVE IT AS POISED ON THE CURB IT INCLINED TO MY LIPS around scene of a man at a well about to drink from a water bucket The bottom plank on the well is signed I FT Rx DECLARATION OF THE C


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 44, No. 5

    10/1/2004

    otential converts to stay away from the Washingtonian meetings Washingtonians believed that religion had no part in tem perance reform and even refused to open their meetings with prayer Daniels quotes Dr Jewett as stating that Nineteen twentieths of the clergy were total abstainers The anti religion stance of the Washingtonians was bewildering to many of the clergy stalwarts of the older temperance organizations and caused some opposition in the churches to the spread of Washingtoniansim The Washingtonians credited their success only to their own evangelical message that drunkards could make a choice to stay sober The new movement refused to give any appreciation or credit to the older organizations that had provided much assistance in spreading the Washing tonian message throughout the


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 44, No. 5

    10/1/2004

    the houses and distribute proceeds to some 15 different charitable and community organizations in amounts of 5000 each to the Rochester City Hospital and the Ameri can Missionary Association and to lesser amounts to the others The will leaves a house to a daughter in law three properties to the executors for expenses and taxes and one property to the Women s temperance Union of Rochester for a period of ten years After ten years the property is to be liquidated for the care of old men and foundlings Another property was to be dedicated to the care of old men Two more properties were to go to a grandson Wil liam J G Riley Riley s daughter Anna R Bentley was appointed executor and was to received 5 commission Management was empowered to Grangor A


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 44, No. 5

    10/1/2004

    the houses and distribute proceeds to some 15 different charitable and community organizations in amounts of 5000 each to the Rochester City Hospital and the Ameri can Missionary Association and to lesser amounts to the others The will leaves a house to a daughter in law three properties to the executors for expenses and taxes and one property to the Women s temperance Union of Rochester for a period of ten years After ten years the property is to be liquidated for the care of old men and foundlings Another property was to be dedicated to the care of old men Two more properties were to go to a grandson Wil liam J G Riley Riley s daughter Anna R Bentley was appointed executor and was to received 5 commission Management was empowered to Grangor A


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 44, No. 5

    10/1/2004

    the houses and distribute proceeds to some 15 different charitable and community organizations in amounts of 5000 each to the Rochester City Hospital and the Ameri can Missionary Association and to lesser amounts to the others The will leaves a house to a daughter in law three properties to the executors for expenses and taxes and one property to the Women s temperance Union of Rochester for a period of ten years After ten years the property is to be liquidated for the care of old men and foundlings Another property was to be dedicated to the care of old men Two more properties were to go to a grandson Wil liam J G Riley Riley s daughter Anna R Bentley was appointed executor and was to received 5 commission Management was empowered to Grangor A


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    Auction Seventy-Seven

    1860 WHH K 2 27 5mm Copper Robert Lovett Jr Sc Gem Proof like Uncirculated Obverse MAJ GEN W H HARRISON and 23 stars enclosing a military bust of Harrison to the left Re verse GEN L ANDREW JACKSON above an equestrian figure of Jackson to the left According to DeWitt only 5 tokens were struck in copper A white metal example brought SI 89 75 in our 2006 Fauver Sale 2143 F G temperance MOVEMENT 351 AN EXTRAORDINARY AMERICAN TEMPERANCE MEDAL THE PRESIDENTIAL TEMPERANCE LOT 351 DECLARATION CA 1834 43 5mm Bronze Struck by Davis of Birmingham England XF AU The obverse legend STRONG DRINK IS BITTER TO THEM THAT DRINK IT ISA 24 9 surround a standing figure of a sober gentlemen his right hand resting on a shield inscribed TEMPERANCE and his left holding a cornucopia In


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    Early Spring Mail Bid Auction

    to 1980 Contains official non official Olympic related medals plaques decorations badges philatelic items tickets flags even stuffed animals Values assigned numbers struck often given as well Must for the Olympic collector New condition 20 00 22 50 f gf OUR SKIVES X J70X rO tJSE AS A aKVERAGl ANY sriRiTOUgl OR MALT J I LIt UOR J X CIBER V A AysH 1 pif INDUSTRY temperance 861 Washington Temperance Pledge Medal ca 1842 I Mi inch 36 1mm white metal By Benjamin C True engr Obv Wash ington temperance pledge legend pledge inscr in circle against spiritous or malt liquor wine or cider Rev conquer or be conquered dare to be wise Holed as issued Typographic design by important Troy NY diesinker Lustrous EF 60 X 75 00 862 Roman Catholic Temperance Med


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    Auction Seventy-Seven

    1860 WHH K 2 27 5mm Copper Robert Lovett Jr Sc Gem Proof like Uncirculated Obverse MAJ GEN W H HARRISON and 23 stars enclosing a military bust of Harrison to the left Re verse GEN L ANDREW JACKSON above an equestrian figure of Jackson to the left According to DeWitt only 5 tokens were struck in copper A white metal example brought SI 89 75 in our 2006 Fauver Sale 2143 F G temperance MOVEMENT 351 AN EXTRAORDINARY AMERICAN TEMPERANCE MEDAL THE PRESIDENTIAL TEMPERANCE LOT 351 DECLARATION CA 1834 43 5mm Bronze Struck by Davis of Birmingham England XF AU The obverse legend STRONG DRINK IS BITTER TO THEM THAT DRINK IT ISA 24 9 surround a standing figure of a sober gentlemen his right hand resting on a shield inscribed TEMPERANCE and his left holding a cornucopia In


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    Early Spring Mail Bid Auction

    to 1980 Contains official non official Olympic related medals plaques decorations badges philatelic items tickets flags even stuffed animals Values assigned numbers struck often given as well Must for the Olympic collector New condition 20 00 22 50 f gf OUR SKIVES X J70X rO tJSE AS A aKVERAGl ANY sriRiTOUgl OR MALT J I LIt UOR J X CIBER V A AysH 1 pif INDUSTRY temperance 861 Washington Temperance Pledge Medal ca 1842 I Mi inch 36 1mm white metal By Benjamin C True engr Obv Wash ington temperance pledge legend pledge inscr in circle against spiritous or malt liquor wine or cider Rev conquer or be conquered dare to be wise Holed as issued Typographic design by important Troy NY diesinker Lustrous EF 60 X 75 00 862 Roman Catholic Temperance Med


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 44, No. 5

    10/1/2004

    THE OLD OAKEN BUCKET Man at the Well Medals of the American temperance Movement Continued from the cover tors had begun agitating for temperance in the original sense of the word Alcohol was to be consumed but only in moderation Medical treatises about the damage to the body caused by drunkenness began to appear and there was an awakening to some of the social problems caused by the habitual drunkard But other pressures occurred to exacerbate the problem The


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 44, No. 5

    10/1/2004

    ths the operatives in all the manufactur ing villages into the dock now goes into the business or into the little homestead or for the clothing and education of children or to the house and worship of God or to the benevolent opera tions of the day Society is becoming regene rated in all its departments and few men suspect the cause Many a wealthy man who drinks bis wine and sneers at temperance is in the midst of a thriving temperate population which without the temperance reform would have been so corrupt and idle and ruinous that he would scarce have been willing or able to have his abode with them The contrast between our Lowells and Lawrences the manufacturing villa ges of Rhode Island and Connecticut and also our thriving Patterson and Pittsburg with the Birmingham an


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 44, No. 5

    10/1/2004

    THE OLD OAKEN BUCKET Man at the Well Medals of the American temperance Movement Continued from the cover tors had begun agitating for temperance in the original sense of the word Alcohol was to be consumed but only in moderation Medical treatises about the damage to the body caused by drunkenness began to appear and there was an awakening to some of the social problems caused by the habitual drunkard But other pressures occurred to exacerbate the problem The


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 44, No. 5

    10/1/2004

    ths the operatives in all the manufactur ing villages into the dock now goes into the business or into the little homestead or for the clothing and education of children or to the house and worship of God or to the benevolent opera tions of the day Society is becoming regene rated in all its departments and few men suspect the cause Many a wealthy man who drinks bis wine and sneers at temperance is in the midst of a thriving temperate population which without the temperance reform would have been so corrupt and idle and ruinous that he would scarce have been willing or able to have his abode with them The contrast between our Lowells and Lawrences the manufacturing villa ges of Rhode Island and Connecticut and also our thriving Patterson and Pittsburg with the Birmingham an


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    QUERY: INFORMATION ON TEMPERANCE SOCIETY MEDALS AND TOKENS SOUGHT

    10/18/2009

    QUERY INFORMATION ON temperance SOCIETY MEDALS AND TOKENS SOUGHT http www coinbooks org esylum_v12n42a09 html Back to top Bob Rhue forwarded the following query about an interesting sideline in token and medal collecting temperance society medals and tokens Editor Somewhat related to the recent article posted on the subject of chips carried by many members of Alcoholics Anonymous there are a number of medals datin


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    NUMISMATIC NUGGETS: SEPTEMBER 10, 2017

    09/10/2017

    SM 693 34 2 mm 20 68 g of the greatest rarity FDC The text is a Google translation of a Swiss auction lot description Interesting design of bears and cubs But what is it Editor To read the complete lot description see LOT NO 130Bern OJ of the greatest rare https www muenzenonline auktion ch catalogDetail detail e live auction 6 1503326743 Bern O J 1504088264 Band of Hope temperance Medal BAND OF HOPE TEMPERANCE MEDAL PROMISE TO ABSTAIN FROM ALL INTOXICATING DRINKS The temperance movement is a fascinating historical study with many numismatic connections in the form of tokens medals and badges Editor To read the complete lot description see BAND OF HOPE TEMPERANCE MEDAL PROMISE TO ABSTAIN FROM ALL INTOXICATING DRINKS http www ebay co uk itm BAND OF


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    QUERY: INFORMATION ON TEMPERANCE SOCIETY MEDALS AND TOKENS SOUGHT

    10/18/2009

    QUERY INFORMATION ON temperance SOCIETY MEDALS AND TOKENS SOUGHT http www coinbooks org esylum_v12n42a09 html Back to top Bob Rhue forwarded the following query about an interesting sideline in token and medal collecting temperance society medals and tokens Editor Somewhat related to the recent article posted on the subject of chips carried by many members of Alcoholics Anonymous there are a number of medals datin


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 44, No. 5

    10/1/2004

    THE OLD OAKEN BUCKET Man at the Well Medals of the American temperance Movement Continued from the cover tors had begun agitating for temperance in the original sense of the word Alcohol was to be consumed but only in moderation Medical treatises about the damage to the body caused by drunkenness began to appear and there was an awakening to some of the social problems caused by the habitual drunkard But other pressures occurred to exacerbate the problem The


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 44, No. 5

    10/1/2004

    ths the operatives in all the manufactur ing villages into the dock now goes into the business or into the little homestead or for the clothing and education of children or to the house and worship of God or to the benevolent opera tions of the day Society is becoming regene rated in all its departments and few men suspect the cause Many a wealthy man who drinks bis wine and sneers at temperance is in the midst of a thriving temperate population which without the temperance reform would have been so corrupt and idle and ruinous that he would scarce have been willing or able to have his abode with them The contrast between our Lowells and Lawrences the manufacturing villa ges of Rhode Island and Connecticut and also our thriving Patterson and Pittsburg with the Birmingham an


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    Coins, Medals, and Seals, Ancient and Modern

    /1861

    or Shinplasters two varieties c m 08 20 Specie Payments suspended several varieties 18 08 21 Perish Credit etc a hog running c 18i 10 22 The same b 18 60 23 Not One Cent but Just as Good b 13 05 21 The same with various reverses of tradesmen s cards and other devices have brought from 1 25 to 1 75 25 Success to Republican Principles b 15 20 26 The same c 15 1 temperance MEDALETS ETC 1 American Juvenile Temperance Society reverse Temper ance pledge c 2 The same W m 3 Obverse the same reverse a man at a well c 4 The same w m 6 Man at a well reverse Temperance leads etc b 6 The same oreido 7 Man at well well without pole reverse JJeelaration of the Cold Water Army b 8 Temperance pledge reverse Our Country s Freedom etc b 9 Ma


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    Coins, Medals, and Seals, Ancient and Modern

    /1861

    or Shinplasters two varieties c m 08 20 Specie Payments suspended several varieties 18 08 21 Perish Credit etc a hog running c 18i 10 22 The same b 18 60 23 Not One Cent but Just as Good b 13 05 21 The same with various reverses of tradesmen s cards and other devices have brought from 1 25 to 1 75 25 Success to Republican Principles b 15 20 26 The same c 15 1 temperance MEDALETS ETC 1 American Juvenile Temperance Society reverse Temper ance pledge c 2 The same W m 3 Obverse the same reverse a man at a well c 4 The same w m 6 Man at a well reverse Temperance leads etc b 6 The same oreido 7 Man at well well without pole reverse JJeelaration of the Cold Water Army b 8 Temperance pledge reverse Our Country s Freedom etc b 9 Ma


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    Auction Fifty Eight

    MT 22 21 4mm Silver Proof with attractive multi colored toning Anthony Pacquet Sc Obv Small clothed bust right PATER PATRIAE above Rx A MEMORIAL OF THE WASHINGTON CABINET 1859 C D 1246 SAME as above but struck with a modem matte finish Unc Much rarer than original strikes D 1247 SAME as above but struck in Bronze with a mahogany finish Unc Minor spots B 1248 WASHINGTON temperance SOCIETY DECLARATION MEDAL CA 1 840s Baker 328C 41 7mm Brass Robert Lovett Sr Sc XF AU with light tarnish spots Obv Houdon style bust to right Rx Clasped hands above long temperance pledge Temperance is the Fountain of Health C D 1249 SAME as above but struck in White Metal Unlisted in this metal XF with several medium size rim dents and some field marks C 1250 HOUSE OF T


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    Auction Fifty Eight

    MT 22 21 4mm Silver Proof with attractive multi colored toning Anthony Pacquet Sc Obv Small clothed bust right PATER PATRIAE above Rx A MEMORIAL OF THE WASHINGTON CABINET 1859 C D 1246 SAME as above but struck with a modem matte finish Unc Much rarer than original strikes D 1247 SAME as above but struck in Bronze with a mahogany finish Unc Minor spots B 1248 WASHINGTON temperance SOCIETY DECLARATION MEDAL CA 1 840s Baker 328C 41 7mm Brass Robert Lovett Sr Sc XF AU with light tarnish spots Obv Houdon style bust to right Rx Clasped hands above long temperance pledge Temperance is the Fountain of Health C D 1249 SAME as above but struck in White Metal Unlisted in this metal XF with several medium size rim dents and some field marks C 1250 HOUSE OF T


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    Auction Fifty Eight

    MT 22 21 4mm Silver Proof with attractive multi colored toning Anthony Pacquet Sc Obv Small clothed bust right PATER PATRIAE above Rx A MEMORIAL OF THE WASHINGTON CABINET 1859 C D 1246 SAME as above but struck with a modem matte finish Unc Much rarer than original strikes D 1247 SAME as above but struck in Bronze with a mahogany finish Unc Minor spots B 1248 WASHINGTON temperance SOCIETY DECLARATION MEDAL CA 1 840s Baker 328C 41 7mm Brass Robert Lovett Sr Sc XF AU with light tarnish spots Obv Houdon style bust to right Rx Clasped hands above long temperance pledge Temperance is the Fountain of Health C D 1249 SAME as above but struck in White Metal Unlisted in this metal XF with several medium size rim dents and some field marks C 1250 HOUSE OF T


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    Coins, Medals, and Seals, Ancient and Modern

    /1861

    or Shinplasters two varieties c m 08 20 Specie Payments suspended several varieties 18 08 21 Perish Credit etc a hog running c 18i 10 22 The same b 18 60 23 Not One Cent but Just as Good b 13 05 21 The same with various reverses of tradesmen s cards and other devices have brought from 1 25 to 1 75 25 Success to Republican Principles b 15 20 26 The same c 15 1 temperance MEDALETS ETC 1 American Juvenile Temperance Society reverse Temper ance pledge c 2 The same W m 3 Obverse the same reverse a man at a well c 4 The same w m 6 Man at a well reverse Temperance leads etc b 6 The same oreido 7 Man at well well without pole reverse JJeelaration of the Cold Water Army b 8 Temperance pledge reverse Our Country s Freedom etc b 9 Ma


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    Harper's New Monthly Magazine

    /1900

    ALCOHOL PHYSIOLOGY AND temperance REFORM 857 only which will best enable us to ren der that highest service to our day and generation Whatever we teach we must remem ber that exaggeration and misstatement bring twofold harm Not only are they sure to be detected sooner or later and thus defeat their purpose but the re sult is injurious to good morals We impress upon the pupil and by the most effective agency that of ex


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    CATALOGUE OF THE ENTIRE COLLECTION OF AMERICAN COINS, MEDALS, &C. MADE BY JOHN F. MCCOY, ESQ., OF NEW YORK CITY, AND NOW OWNED BY W. ELLIOTT WOODWARD, OF ROXBURY, MASS. TOGETHER WITH A FEW FINE FOREIGN COINS AND MEDALS, AND THE WHOLE OF MR. WOODWARD'S PRIVATE COLLECTION OF COIN CATALOGUES, AMERICAN AND ENGLISH, AND OTHER PAPERS AND PAMPHLETS, RELATING TO AMERICAN COINS AND COINAGE.

    80 temperance MEDALS I 1585 1586 0 0 1587 1588 0 0 1589 1594 c oLeJLt ys 1597 1598 ground rev Temperance pledge by Bale tin proof rare 29 Design similar to the last but very different in execu tion tin proof rare 29 f UoUhu Man and woman seated at table House of Temper ance rev Temperance declaration tin fine 28 Man drinking at a well How sweet from the green mossy


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    CATALOGUE OF THE COLLECTION OF COINS AND MEDALS, FORMED BY HENRY W. HOLLAND, OF BOSTON, TOGETHER WITH THE CHADBOURNE COLLECTION OF STORE CARDS, AND A GREAT VARIETY OF AMERICAN AND FOREIGN COINS, MEDALS, NUMISMATIC WORKS, AUTOGRAPHS, PAPER CURRENCY, &C., &C.

    174 temperance MEDALS Cr 3012 1018 4 3014 3 0 3015 4 3016 30 17 4 3018 4 3019 X 3020 44 3021 3 3022 S 3023 4 3024 4 3025 3026 3027 4 3028 3029 3030 4 3031 f 3032 Obverse same rev Temperance is the parent of sobriety modesty etc tin very fine 28 Obverse same rev Universal Temperance Pledge tin very fine 28 Within a large star


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    CATALOGUE OF THE ENTIRE COLLECTION OF AMERICAN COINS, MEDALS, &C. MADE BY JOHN F. MCCOY, ESQ., OF NEW YORK CITY, AND NOW OWNED BY W. ELLIOTT WOODWARD, OF ROXBURY, MASS. TOGETHER WITH A FEW FINE FOREIGN COINS AND MEDALS, AND THE WHOLE OF MR. WOODWARD'S PRIVATE COLLECTION OF COIN CATALOGUES, AMERICAN AND ENGLISH, AND OTHER PAPERS AND PAMPHLETS, RELATING TO AMERICAN COINS AND COINAGE.

    80 temperance MEDALS I 1585 1586 0 0 1587 1588 0 0 1589 1594 c oLeJLt ys 1597 1598 ground rev Temperance pledge by Bale tin proof rare 29 Design similar to the last but very different in execu tion tin proof rare 29 f UoUhu Man and woman seated at table House of Temper ance rev Temperance declaration tin fine 28 Man drinking at a well How sweet from the green mossy


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    CATALOGUE OF THE COLLECTION OF COINS AND MEDALS, FORMED BY HENRY W. HOLLAND, OF BOSTON, TOGETHER WITH THE CHADBOURNE COLLECTION OF STORE CARDS, AND A GREAT VARIETY OF AMERICAN AND FOREIGN COINS, MEDALS, NUMISMATIC WORKS, AUTOGRAPHS, PAPER CURRENCY, &C., &C.

    174 temperance MEDALS Cr 3012 1018 4 3014 3 0 3015 4 3016 30 17 4 3018 4 3019 X 3020 44 3021 3 3022 S 3023 4 3024 4 3025 3026 3027 4 3028 3029 3030 4 3031 f 3032 Obverse same rev Temperance is the parent of sobriety modesty etc tin very fine 28 Obverse same rev Universal Temperance Pledge tin very fine 28 Within a large star


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    CATALOGUE OF THE ENTIRE COLLECTION OF AMERICAN COINS, MEDALS, &C. MADE BY JOHN F. MCCOY, ESQ., OF NEW YORK CITY, AND NOW OWNED BY W. ELLIOTT WOODWARD, OF ROXBURY, MASS. TOGETHER WITH A FEW FINE FOREIGN COINS AND MEDALS, AND THE WHOLE OF MR. WOODWARD'S PRIVATE COLLECTION OF COIN CATALOGUES, AMERICAN AND ENGLISH, AND OTHER PAPERS AND PAMPHLETS, RELATING TO AMERICAN COINS AND COINAGE.

    80 temperance MEDALS I 1585 1586 0 0 1587 1588 0 0 1589 1594 c oLeJLt ys 1597 1598 ground rev Temperance pledge by Bale tin proof rare 29 Design similar to the last but very different in execu tion tin proof rare 29 f UoUhu Man and woman seated at table House of Temper ance rev Temperance declaration tin fine 28 Man drinking at a well How sweet from the green mossy


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    CATALOGUE OF THE COLLECTION OF COINS AND MEDALS, FORMED BY HENRY W. HOLLAND, OF BOSTON, TOGETHER WITH THE CHADBOURNE COLLECTION OF STORE CARDS, AND A GREAT VARIETY OF AMERICAN AND FOREIGN COINS, MEDALS, NUMISMATIC WORKS, AUTOGRAPHS, PAPER CURRENCY, &C., &C.

    174 temperance MEDALS Cr 3012 1018 4 3014 3 0 3015 4 3016 30 17 4 3018 4 3019 X 3020 44 3021 3 3022 S 3023 4 3024 4 3025 3026 3027 4 3028 3029 3030 4 3031 f 3032 Obverse same rev Temperance is the parent of sobriety modesty etc tin very fine 28 Obverse same rev Universal Temperance Pledge tin very fine 28 Within a large star


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    New York Numismatic Club: Yearbook 1918-1921

    /1922

    NEW YORK NUMISMATIC CLUB 61 The President stated that the exhibits of the evening consisted of a continuation of the coins of Poland and the medals and tokens relating to temperance prohibition and anti prohibition In introducing the latter he said This is not the first time that a prohibition law has been enacted for the State of New York He then quoted from American Commonwealths New York by Horace E Scudder as follows The Legislature fulfilled the pledges on which a majority of its members were chosen by the passage April 9 185 5 of a rigid prohib ito


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 44, No. 5

    10/1/2004

    speed of change They also began to see that the loopholes of allowing moderate drinking and the use of wine cider and beer seemed to be leading many down the path to drunkenness and despair Moderation and moral suasion was enough for some but many more needed a more drastic approach Pressure began to build for total abstinence pledges that denounced all use of alcohol in all its forms Some temperance societies switched over to the total abstinence pledge and some allowed the use of both pledges No one knows for sure the origin of the term teetotaler but Cherrington credits it to the Hector NY temperance society which began to annotate it s member ship rolls in 1827 with the letters OP for members who kept the old pledge and the letter T for members pled ging total abstinence Mos


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 44, No. 5

    10/1/2004

    other causes until his death in 1888 but medals were not mentioned again in the surviving family correspondence NUMISMATIC IMPLICATIONS As we look at the history of the temperance move ment in the first half of the nineteenth century we can arrive at some numismatic generalizations that will guide us in understanding our collections and the probable dates of the various medals Medals with non localized generic inscriptions are much more common than medals that have inscriptions tying them to a particular location or local society This was done deliberately to make it


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    New York Numismatic Club: Yearbook 1918-1921

    /1922

    NEW YORK NUMISMATIC CLUB 61 The President stated that the exhibits of the evening consisted of a continuation of the coins of Poland and the medals and tokens relating to temperance prohibition and anti prohibition In introducing the latter he said This is not the first time that a prohibition law has been enacted for the State of New York He then quoted from American Commonwealths New York by Horace E Scudder as follows The Legislature fulfilled the pledges on which a majority of its members were chosen by the passage April 9 185 5 of a rigid prohib ito


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 44, No. 5

    10/1/2004

    speed of change They also began to see that the loopholes of allowing moderate drinking and the use of wine cider and beer seemed to be leading many down the path to drunkenness and despair Moderation and moral suasion was enough for some but many more needed a more drastic approach Pressure began to build for total abstinence pledges that denounced all use of alcohol in all its forms Some temperance societies switched over to the total abstinence pledge and some allowed the use of both pledges No one knows for sure the origin of the term teetotaler but Cherrington credits it to the Hector NY temperance society which began to annotate it s member ship rolls in 1827 with the letters OP for members who kept the old pledge and the letter T for members pled ging total abstinence Mos


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 44, No. 5

    10/1/2004

    other causes until his death in 1888 but medals were not mentioned again in the surviving family correspondence NUMISMATIC IMPLICATIONS As we look at the history of the temperance move ment in the first half of the nineteenth century we can arrive at some numismatic generalizations that will guide us in understanding our collections and the probable dates of the various medals Medals with non localized generic inscriptions are much more common than medals that have inscriptions tying them to a particular location or local society This was done deliberately to make it


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    Harper's Weekly

    /1883



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    CATALOGUE OF AMERICAN COINS, MEDALS, &C. FROM THE CABINETS OF MESSRS. J. N. T. LEVICK, J. OSBORN EMERY, F. I. ILSLEY, AND L. H. ABBERY, ALL OF WHICH HAVE RECENTLY BEEN PURCHASED BY THE PRESENT OWNER, W. ELLIOTT WOODWARD, OF ROXBURY, MASS. ALSO, A FINE SELECTION OF FOREIGN COINS AND MEDALS, BOTH ANCIENT AND MODERN.

    Iaj 2051 Xaj 2052 2 0 2053 2054 Zg 2055 2 0 2056 Z 6 2057 Zg 2058 Zg 2050 ZO 2060 2081 2 a 2062 Z 6 2063 ZL 6 2064 ZG 2065 2 o 2066 2067 Lovett s Kane medal obv bust rev Masonic emblems fine proof 34 o UMAA l f Head of Kane by Key rev inscription very fine 26 Obv same rev card of Key Son proof rare 26 Man drinking at a well poetical quotation rev temperance Declaration splendid proof impression of one of the finest of the Temperance medals by Thomas 24 Medal of the American Total Abstinence Society The Very Rev Father T Mathew President proof 29 Temperance represented by a man standing Intemperance by one chained to a rock rev Important certificate signed by Madison Jackson and Adams splendid proof 29 Child weeping over a


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    Catalogue of ancient and modern coins, medals, tokens and cards, comp [01/08/1878]

    e last supper Christ s agony in the garden The crucifixion 3 pcs 426 Sabbath School Jubilee July 4 1842 R blank Sil pr Rare 22 l f 427 Obv same Rev Liberty and Independence etc c b t proofs 22 i c 428 Man at a well 3 obverses 5 reverses All good 5 pcs 22 S 429 Old Oaken Bucket design similar to last Rev Eagle Fine c t 1 3 pcs 20 0 430 Obv same as last Rev temperance pledge c t Fine 2 pcs 20 431 Obv Eagle Juv Temp Soc Rev Temp pledge c t Fine 2 pcs 20 432 Fruits of Temperance Family scene Rev all diff t Fine 5 pcs 28 1 IT 433 Temperance family scenes 3 obv Rev all diff c t 4 5 pcs 28 a 434 Coat of arms Temperance Obv and rev all diff t Fine 5 pcs 28 i c 435 Shield etc Temperance all diff and diff from last t Fi


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    CATALOGUE OF AMERICAN COINS, MEDALS, &C. FROM THE CABINETS OF MESSRS. J. N. T. LEVICK, J. OSBORN EMERY, F. I. ILSLEY, AND L. H. ABBERY, ALL OF WHICH HAVE RECENTLY BEEN PURCHASED BY THE PRESENT OWNER, W. ELLIOTT WOODWARD, OF ROXBURY, MASS. ALSO, A FINE SELECTION OF FOREIGN COINS AND MEDALS, BOTH ANCIENT AND MODERN.

    Iaj 2051 Xaj 2052 2 0 2053 2054 Zg 2055 2 0 2056 Z 6 2057 Zg 2058 Zg 2050 ZO 2060 2081 2 a 2062 Z 6 2063 ZL 6 2064 ZG 2065 2 o 2066 2067 Lovett s Kane medal obv bust rev Masonic emblems fine proof 34 o UMAA l f Head of Kane by Key rev inscription very fine 26 Obv same rev card of Key Son proof rare 26 Man drinking at a well poetical quotation rev temperance Declaration splendid proof impression of one of the finest of the Temperance medals by Thomas 24 Medal of the American Total Abstinence Society The Very Rev Father T Mathew President proof 29 Temperance represented by a man standing Intemperance by one chained to a rock rev Important certificate signed by Madison Jackson and Adams splendid proof 29 Child weeping over a


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