Kent Mendicity Society.The Committee earnestly request that you will kindly assist the Society, by using your influence to prevent residents in your neighbourhood from giving Money or Direct Relief to Beggars.
1pp. letterpress broadside. Sheet 250 x 185mm (10 x 7¼").
The Kent Mendicity Society tried to combat drunkenness by persuading people to hand out food tokens rather than money that could be spent on anything. The Society seems to have lasted from 1875 to 1887: the National Archives has their 'Final Report' dated that year.
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