Temperance Reform
in the Early 19th Century

Primary Sources

Charts and Tables

Scale of Temperance (1828)

Scale of Temperance (1828)

Scale of Temperance
"Moral and Physical Thermometer," designed by Benjamin Rush. Published in Thomas J. O'Flaherty, M.D., A Medical Essay on Drinking (Hartford: Hudson and Skinner, 1828). It was first published in Columbian Magazine 3 (1789).




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