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Stornoway Young Men's Mutual Improvement Association

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Stornoway Young Men's Mutual Improvement Association

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By 1871, the Young Men's Mutual Improvement Association was established as a debating and education society in Stornoway, Lewis. Debates were held regularly and titles were wide and varied, including items such as ‘Were the Southern States justified in their attempts to separate themselves from the union?’ and ‘Is novel reading beneficial?’ Essays were also submitted for public reading and discussion.
The Association appears to have ceased by the 1880s.


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