Ledger, 1874-1881, of the Pawcatuck Prohibition Club of Stonington, Connecticut. The beginning of their constitution, which is included in the ledger, states "Believing that the Transportation, Manufacture, Sale, and Use of Intoxicating Liquors as a beverage is morally wrong; therefore we, the under signed form ourselves into a Society for the purpose of suppressing these evils..." Includes meeting minutes, expenditures of the club, events sponsored by the club, members of the club, location of the meetings, and other items. Meetings were often opened by a prayer and then a song by the local glee club.
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Pawcatuck Prohibition Club Minute Book, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary https://scrcguides.libraries.wm.edu/repositories/2/resources/4540 Accessed February 20, 2020.