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Fourth Liberty Loan insert

During the First World War, Joseph L. Mann, the Secretary of Meridian Sun Lodge, No. 158, petitions the Masons of Philadelphia to support the U.S. Government's Fourth Liberty Loan. Dated 1918.

Letter from Rembrandt Peale to Henry Paul Beck

In this letter to Henry Paul Beck, American artist Rembrandt Peale expresses his happiness over Beck's decision to purchase a portrait of George Washington. Peale also includes a receipt, indicating that he is still owed five dollars. The original…

Master Mason certificate for George Willig, Jr.

Master Mason certificate issued by Lodge No. 72 (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) to George Willig Jr., dated August 18, 1817.

Master Mason certificate for John Stevens

Master Mason certificate issued by Columbia Lodge, No. 91 (Philadelphia, Pa.) to John Stevens, dated May 27, 1816.

Masonic register for David A. Scott

A Masonic register and history for David A. Scott of Newburgh, New York.

Society of the Cincinnati membership certificate for Samuel Newman

Certificate issued by the Society of the Cincinnati to Samuel Newman, dated May 5, 1784. Signed by George Washington in his capacity as President of the Society of the Cincinnati and by Henry Knox in his capacity as Secretary.

Ship's Passport for the Brig Industry

Ship's passport signed by President John Adams and Secretary of State Timothy Pickering and dated December 22, 1797. Countersigned by Benjamin Lincoln in his capacity as Collector of the Port of Boston. Notarized by Samuel Cooper. Issued to the…

Summons for Lodge No. 2 "Ancients," to meet at the house of James Bell

This summons calls for the members of No. 2 Ancient York Masons to meet at the Philadelphia home of James Bell. The summons is dated May 13, 1760, and contains this imprint at the bottom: "Brother Henry Dawkins, Sculpt Philada.”

Civil War discharge certificate for Private James Foran

Civil War discharge certificate for Private James Foran of the 2nd Battalion, Veteran Reserve Corps, dated September 1864.A tintype portrait of James Foran is in the museum collection of the Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library (view online…

Honorary membership certificate for Stanley Fielding Maxwell

An honorary membership certificate issued by the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia) to Stanley Maxwell and dated March 5, 1980.