INDEPENDENT ORDER Of RECHABITES, South Australian District, No. 81. Mount Barker Tent, No. 10. [Established 1863.]. 19th C. Temperance Ephemera, J. B. Landis.

INDEPENDENT ORDER Of RECHABITES, South Australian District, No. 81. Mount Barker Tent, No. 10. [Established 1863.]

Mount Barker: Courier Typ. [1893]. Unpaginated, though 4 pages. Society logo to p. 1. Typographical border. 4-1/2" x 3". Printed self-wrappers. Some wear & soiling. Very Good. Item #42758

"The Independent Order of Rechabites, also known as the Sons and Daughters of Rechab, is a friendly society founded in England in 1835 as part of the wider British temperance movement to promote total abstinence from alcoholic beverages. Always well connected in upper society and involved in financial matters, it gradually transformed into a financial institution which still exists, and still promotes abstinence. The Order has been active in Australia from 1843, promoting temperance and as a benefit society." [Wiki].

This a record of contributions/dues paid by Mr Landis, from 1893 through May 22 of 1898.

Price: $35.00

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