Charles Dickens in Cincinnati - 1842

from American Notes, pages 180-181, pages 180-181:

There happened to be a great Temperance Convention held here on the day after our arrival; and as the order of march brought the procession under the windows of the hotel in which we lodged, when they started in the morning, I had a good opportunity of seeing it. It comprised several thousand men; the members of various ‘Washington Auxiliary Temperance Societies;’ and was marshalled by officers on horseback, who cantered briskly up and down the line, with scarves and ribbons of bright colours fluttering out behind them gaily. There were bands of music too, and banners out of number; and it…   more >>
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American Notes, pages 180-181. In Charles Dickens , and Patricia Ingham (ed.), American Notes (2000), p. 180-181. accessed: 22 July, 2024

location of experience: Cincinnati


Charles Dickens

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Date/Time 1842
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Mon, 21 Oct 2013 16:52:03 +0100