Certificate: Framed 'Sons of Temperance' Certificate



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Certificate: Framed 'Sons of Temperance' Certificate

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Certificate: Framed 'Sons of Temperance' Certificate
Sons of Temperance Young Men's Refuge Division

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Certificate: Framed 'Sons of Temperance' Certificate White certificate. Seal of 'Sons of Temperance' at top of certificate, stamp for organization in lower left. In lower right is black seal of Hannibal Sons of Temperance Division. Decorated border around certificate edge. Body of certificate is conditions for memebership and witnesses. Label at bottom of certificate. Certificate held in place by glass plate bordered by black wood frame. Paper backing. SIGNATURE; LABEL; Signatures on certificate: Nicholas L. Smith William B. Baskell Urban E. Hicks J.R. Lackland Label: 'The Sons of Temperance sponsored the 'Cadets of Temperance' whitch Mark Twain joined when a boy. He had 'Tom Sawyer' join the Cadets. He had never desired to smoke or drink before taking the pledge not to - but after joining he had a great desire to do everything forbidden. Brother Nicholas Smith lived next door to the Clemens family. Presented by Morris Anderson - March 22, 1945.

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Membership Certificate
120 North Main,Missouri,Hannibal,63401