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Murray, John, Jr. (fl. 1803) [To the Citizens of the United States of America].

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05943 Author/Creator: Murray, John, Jr. (fl. 1803) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Pamphlet Date: 1803 Pagination: 11 p. 17.2 x 10.4 cm

Agreed upon at a meeting of Quakers on March 1, 1803 in New York City and issued by the clerk to the meeting, John Murray, Jr. The pamphlet attacks alcohol consumption, taverns, theatres, horse racing, cockfighting, and duels. Printed by Isaac Collins and Son.

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