St. Mary's and St. Patrick's Temperance Society records

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St. Mary's and St. Patrick's Temperance Society records

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  • 1843-1848 (Creation)
    St. Mary's and St. Patrick's Temperance Society (Halifax, N.S.)

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2 cm of textual records (1 volume)

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St. Mary's and St. Patrick's Parishes (Roman Catholic) joined together to form a society that promoted temperance in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Prominent members included Archbishop William Walsh, Laurence O'Connor, James Wallace, Patrick Power, John Compton and Patrick Walsh.

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Series forms part of St. Mary's Basilica (Halifax, N.S.) fonds and consists of one roll book kept by the secretary of the St. Mary's and St. Patrick's Temperance Society (1843-1858), arranged chronologically. Records contain names of members, fines, leaves of absence, dates, and comments regarding the status of the member (deceased, resigned, expelled). The names are arranged alphabetically by last name.

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