Licensed houses. An examination of the license law of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. First published in the Boston Courier, Dec. 1832. M. L. V., Lucius Manlius Sargent.

Licensed houses. An examination of the license law of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. First published in the Boston Courier, Dec. 1832

Boston: J. Ford, 1833. 8vo, pp. [5], 6-52; wrappers wanting; disbound; lightly spotted; clean and neat. An anonymous publication addressed to the Massachusetts legislature arguing in favor of stricter liquor laws. A series of arguments, statistical and religious, advocating against the gratuitous distribution of liquor licenses. Attributed to Manlius Lucius Sargent (1786-1867), a Bostonian author who also wrote the Temperance Tales (1833-1843), a series of moral short stories designed to discourage the consumption of alcohol. American Imprints 21061; Sabin 77015. Item #57793

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