Author Archives: AAS Intern Melissa Patnode

The DTs

Representation of the progress of intemperance 1841

After supper Pap took the jug, and said he had enough whiskey there for two drunks and one delirium tremens. – Huckleberry Finn Delirium Tremens: the strange affliction of “being tormented by devils” (Root 14) while under the influence of alcohol. The Book: The Horrors of Delirium Tremens by James Root; New York: Josiah Adams, 120 Broadway, ...