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This advertisement was written by the Scottish Temperance League in Glasgow and offers for sale a range of library books on the subject of temperance.

Advertisement for a temperance library, written by the Scottish Temperance League, Glasgow, 18th or 19th century

Drunkenness was a serious problem in Victorian Scotland. Temperance societies were set up to prevent or limit the use of alcohol. The movement targeted children as well as adults. The first juvenile temperance association was founded in Paisley in 1830.

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