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Collection Reference Number GLC04717.50
From Archive Folder Collection related to Gerrit Smith 
Title At the meeting of the "Church of Peterboro," held July 7th, 1849, the following Resolutions were passed, without a dissenting voice...
Date 7 July 1849
Author Smith, Gerrit (1797-1874)  
Document Type Non-governmental organization document
Content Description Accuses a clerk and store owner who sell liquor as being "out" for preaching the gospel. A second resolution attests that no members of the Church of Peterboro are guilty of voting for anti-abolitionists or drinking intoxicating liquors. The resolutions are to be read in a public assembly 8 July.
Subjects Reform Movement  Abolition  African American History  Slavery  Temperance and Prohibition  Alcohol  Morality and Ethics  
People Smith, Gerrit (1797-1874)  
Place written Peterboro, New York
Theme Religion; Government & Politics; Slavery & Abolition
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Smith, a politician from New York, served as a U.S. Representative from 1853-1854. He was a noted philanthropist and social reformer active in anti-slavery campaigns and women's rights.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859