Boston, Nov. 22, 1860 [electronic resource] : Dear Sir:--When, in eighteen hundred and forty, I accepted an agency under the Massachusetts Temperance Union and began my labor among the people of this state, I could find no little work adapted to the instruction of youth on the subject of temperance. After consultation with leading friends, I set myself at work to supply the demand, and produced The youth's temperance lecturer, a work of thirty-two pages, profusely illustrated--as all books for children should be. It had an immense circulation, and I continued to throw off editions from time to time, until the sterotyped plates were melted down by a fire which consumed the printing office in which my plates were stored. ... Another generation has come upon the stage since the work was published ... I would fain [sic] republish the work, with some improvements ...
- Jewett, Charles, 1807-1879
- [Boston] : [publisher not identified], 
- Physical Description:
- 1 sheet (1 unnumbered page) ; 24 x 19 cm
- Soliciting subscriptions and contributions to help defray the costs of republishing and of continued labors.
Signed: Charles Jewett.
Printed area measures 13.6 x 15.9 cm.
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- Reproduction Note:
- Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2005. Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (American broadsides and ephemera. First series ; no. 10717).
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