Alcohol, As a Food and Medicine

by Ezra M. Hunt, A.M., M.D.

Hardcover | 152 pgs | ISBN 978-0-9836389-7-1



The International Medical Congress convened in Philadelphia in September, 1876. The National Temperance Society felt it important to seek a declaration from such a prominent group to address the status of alcohol as medicine. This publication is the paper presented to the Medical Congress in its entirety. It provides the reader with a historical perspective of the temperance movement in America in the 19th century.

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