Rev. George Bush
Reverend George Bush
Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library
Processed by: Philip N. Williams, 1998
American Temperance Recorder was a monthly publication of Brognard and Company, which was also the publisher of The New York Organ, described as a “Weekly Temperance and Family Journal.” Both were publications of the National Temperance Society.
Scope and Content Note:
The collection consists of one issue of the American Temperance Recorder, “a Monthly Journal for the diffusion of Temperance Knowledge,” being a compilation of essays on living without the consumption of alcoholic beverages. The essays approach the topic of temperance from a religious orientation. Essays in this collection include a sermon titled “Life in Its Origin, Forms and Issues,” by Rev. George Bush, concerning the spiritual nature of life; an essay entitled “The Church in the House,” by Rev. James Hamilton concerning making the home a place of religious practice; a tract excerpted from the National Temperance Offering titled “Adulterations of Liquors,” by E.C. Delavan, Esq.; and “Reflections on the Foregoing Statements,” by the Publishers.
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1849 One issue of the American Temperance Recorder
Size of Collection: 1 folder
Collection Dates: 1849
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