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Mrs. Mary Greenleaf Clement Leavitt and the Christian Temperance Society.

The year 1886 witnessed a renewed interest in the cause of temperance. This was aroused by lectures delivered in many cities by Mrs. Mary Greenleaf Clement Leavitt, who had come from America as the representative of the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union. Several temperance societies were formed under Christian auspices, though in many cases persons of other faiths became members. One […]

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