Petition to a Masonic lodge at Stockbridge, Massachusetts

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Title

Petition to a Masonic lodge at Stockbridge, Massachusetts

Description

This letter from Peter Porter, John Cabeel, John Bull, and Silas Bingham requests admission to the Masonic lodge at Stockbridge, Massachusetts, and is dated June 25, 1777.

The unnamed lodge was presumably Berkshire Lodge, chartered March 8, 1777 and in existence until 1796.

Subject

Freemasonry -- Massachusetts -- Stockbridge.
Freemasons. Massachusetts -- Stockbridge.
Freemasons. Massachusetts -- Membership.
Stockbridge (Mass.) -- History -- 18th century.

Source

Collection of Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library, Lexington, Massachusetts
MA 001.014

Date

1777 06 25

Rights

This image is presented for research and educational purposes only, and may not be distributed or re-published without permission from the Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library.

Language

English

Identifier

A1981/025/1

Coverage

United States -- Massachusetts -- Stockbridge.

Extent

1 document; 17 x 20 cm.

Provenance

Gift of Paul A. Moore.

Citation

“Petition to a Masonic lodge at Stockbridge, Massachusetts,” digitalVGW, accessed July 23, 2017, http://digitalvgw.omeka.net/items/show/466.