Temperance Societies

Statistical Table – There are 19 State Temperance Societies already formed.

There are 3000  Temperance Societies in the United States.

There are not less than 300,000 persons pledged to total abstinence from ardent spirits.

There are more than 200 vessels sailing out of our ports without ardent spirits for use among the crews.

More than 1000 distilleries have been stopped.

Three thousand drunkards have become reformed.

There are in the United States 375,000 regular drunkards.

There are in our cities and large towns about one grog shop to every twelve families              Baptist Register  

                                               (Liberator,  March 31, 1832, pg 4)