Correspondence, 1859-1885.

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Correspondence, 1859-1885.

Consists of over two hundred letters and signatures, as well as some images, relating to the Temperance Movement in England. The letters date predominantly from the 1870s, a time when the Temperance Movement was emerging as an important political force in Great Britain, and are principally addressed to leading figures in the Temperance Movement in north-west England: Edwin Barton and Robert Whitworth, honorary secretaries of the Central Association for Stopping the Sale of Intoxicating Liquor on Sundays, and Robert Martin, secretary of the License Amendment League. The majority of the letters are written by politicians, relating to petitions to stop the sale of intoxicating liquors on Sundays.

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Gladstone, W. E. (William Ewart), 1809-1898

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Whitworth, Robert, Dd fl. 19th century.

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Brassey, Thomas Brassey, Earl, 1836-1918

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License Amendment League.

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Cecil, Eustace, Lord, 1834-1921

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Balfour, Clara Lucas, 1808-1878

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Nugent, James (James Edward)

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Home, D. D. 1833-1886.

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Egerton, Wilbraham Egerton, Earl, 1832-1909

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Epithet: MP for Cheshire British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000817.0x000222 Epithet: MP Correspondence with Sir R British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000817.0x000221 ...

Stevenson, A. G.

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Spurgeon, C. H. 1834-1892.

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Grossmith, George, 1847-1912

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English actor and singer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : 28 Dorset Square, N.W., [London], to W. Davenport Adams, [n.d.] Feb. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270126589 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Garrick Club, [London], to Herman Charles Merivale, [n.y.] June 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270127092 From the description of Autograph letter signed : 39 Haverstock Hill, [London], to Crawford Wilson, 1880 Apr. 26. (Unknow...

Barton, Edwin, fl. 19th century.

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Miall, Edward, 1809-1881

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Martin, Roberta

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Proprietor of the Martin Studio of Gospel Music. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Chicago, to James J. Fuld, 1965 May 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270902775 ...

Central Association for Stopping the Sale of Intoxicating Liquor on Sundays.

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Vivian, A. Pendarves (Arthur Pendarves), 1834-1926

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Rathbone, William, 1787-1868

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Crowther, Samuel, 1806?-1891

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Rev. Samuel Crowther was Bishop of the Niger Territory and the first African to be ordained by the Church Missionary Society. From the description of Letters and portrait [manuscript]. 1887-1889. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225841413 ...

Hall, Samuel Romilly, 1812-1876

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Bright, John, 1811-1889

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British statesman, from Rochdale, Lancashire, England. From the description of Papers, 1840-1888. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19276561 John Bright (1811-1889), British reformer, Liberal statesman, free-trade advocate, and one of the most eloquent public speakers of his time, was born near Rochdale, England. A Quaker textile manufacturer, Bright was elected to Parliament in 1843 and formed the Anti-Corn Law League with Richard Cobden to repeal the Corn Laws...

Woods, Henry, 1846-1921

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Lubbock, John, Sir, 1834-1913

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John Lubbock was an English banker, politican, scientist, antiquarian and man of letters. He became the first Baron Avebury, ca. 1900. From the description of Letter : London, England to Douglas Murray, 1911 October 27-31 / Avebury. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 701491819 English banker and author. From the description of Autograph letters signed (20) : London, Beckenham, St. Andrews, etc., to W.A. Knight, 1883 July 19-1907 Nov. 13, and undated...

Pease, Arthur A.

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