The Canada Temperance Advocate, devoted to Temperance, Education, Agriculture & News, 1844

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The Canada Temperance Advocate, devoted to Temperance, Education, Agriculture & News, 1844

DOUGALL, John (ed.)

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The "Canada Temperance Advocate" was a widely circulated paper edited by John Dougall (1808-1886), an officer of the Montreal Temperance Society. Dougall edited the Advocate for about two decades from 1835. Under his leadership, circulation soared to 8,000 in 1841 and free copies were sent out to politicians, teachers and ministers. In print until 1854, the Advocate published temperance ideology, news, moralistic fiction, verse and music. Articles include "Is Alcohol Requisite in Severe Cold?", "Modern Education of Women", "Confessions of a Rum-seller", etc.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: n/a
  • Edition: Vol. X No. 1-24.
  • Date Published: 1844
  • Place Published: Montreal
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Fair
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    384 p. 26 cm. Brown leather spine with marbled boards. Worn, especially corners. Endpapers are dampstained, torn and folded. Front pages of each edition are signed by previous owner with occasional signatures elsewhere. Pages are yellowed, slightly stained and thumbed with occasional tears or holes. Chip top corner of page 331.

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