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Title:[Membership Certificate] 1848 Nov. 16, Maury County, Tennessee, [for] Joseph Brown : a machine readable transcription of an image

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Date: Nov. 16, 1848
Extent: 1p
Summary:This is membership certificate and traveling card for Joseph Brown dated Nov. 16, 1848 for the Sons of Temperance.
Collection:Joseph Brown Papers

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seal of National Sons of Temperance, U.S.; a motto banner saying Love Purity and Fidelity
]To whom it may concern

This certifies that Brother [added: Joseph Brown ] whose signature appears in the margin in his own hand writing was on the [added: twenty forth] day of [added: June] 18 [added: 47] regularly admitted a member of [added: Brown] Division No [added: 36] located in [added: maury county ] and working under a legal and unforfeited Charter granted by the [added: Grand] Division of the [added: State] of [added: Tenessee [Tennessee]] on the [added: fith [fifth]] day of [added: May] 18 [added: 47]

Having paid all demands against him up to the [added: Sixteenth] day of [added: May] 18 [added: 47] and being under no charge whatever, we have granted him this [added: Traveling] Card and recommend him to the due regard of all true Sons of Temperance

In Witness whereof We have caused this to be signed by our W.P. and R.S. and the Seal of our Division to be attached in the [added: County] of [added: [unclear: Maury ] State Tenesse [Tennessee]] the [added: Sixtenth [Sixteenth]] day of [added: Nov] one thousand eight hundred [added: forty eight]

H B Kern
J S Webb
R.S. [added:
seal of the Grand Division Sons of Temperance, Nashville Tennessee

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