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Traveling membership certificate issued by Howard Lodge, No. 60, to Amos E. Kendall, 1852 July 21

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A traveling membership certificate issued by Howard Lodge, No. 60, of New York City to Amos E. Kendall. Dated July 21, 1852. Imprint on bottom reads, "Vignette &c. by J. H. & G. W. Casilear. Lettering by A & J. McLees." At the time of this…

Master Mason certificate issued by the Prince Hall Grand Lodge of New York to Russell L. Randolph, 1962 May 10

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A Master Mason certificate issued by the Prince Hall Grand Lodge of New York to Russell L. Randolph of Lebanon Lodge, No. 54, in Queens, New York. Dated May 10, 1962. Imprint at the bottom of the certificate reads, "Des [by?] R. H. Lewis." The…

Master Mason certificate issued by St. John's Lodge, No. 1, to Paul Bascombe, 1761 August 8

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A Master Mason certificate issued by St. John's Lodge, No. 2, of New York City to Paul Bascombe, and dated August 8, 1761. St. John's Lodge, No. 2, was constituted on December 1757, by the original (Modern) Grand Lodge of England through the Rite…

Master Mason certificate issued by Howard Lodge, No. 35, to Western Bascome, 1865 January 20

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A Master Mason certificate issued by Howard Lodge, No. 35, of New York City to Western Bascome. Dated January 20, 1865. Imprint at the bottom of the certificate reads, "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1854, by Robert Macoy, in the…

Master Mason certificate issued by the Grand Lodge of New York to Thomas Fisher, 1820 April 2

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A Master Mason certificate issued by the Grand Lodge of New York to Thomas Fisher of Mount Moriah Lodge, No. 132, of New York City. Dated April 2, 1820.

Master Mason certificate issued by Independent Royal Arch Lodge, No. 2, to Robert Palmer, 1795 February 10

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A Master Mason certificate issued by Independent Royal Arch Lodge, No. 2, to Robert Palmer. Dated February 10, 1795. The imprint at the bottom of the certificate reads, "Bror. Rollinston Scupt." The reverse of the document contains an inscription…

Master Mason certificate issued by Phoenix Lodge, No. 11, to David Poland, 1816 April 10

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A Master Mason certificate issued by Phoenix Lodge, No. 11, Ancient York Masons, to David Poland and dated April 10, 1816. Imprint at the bottom of the certificate reads, "Bror. Rollingson Sculpist M. of P.L.”

Master Mason certificate issued by Mariner Lodge, No. 385, to William Hyler

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Master Mason certificate issued by Mariner Lodge, No. 385, (New York, N.Y.) to William Hyler and dated November 11, 1825. Imprint at bottom of certificate provides the names of the artist (John Reubens Smith), the engraver (Peter Maverick), and the…

John Brown

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This Civil War era envelope depicts the abolitionist John Brown and bears the inscription, "His last words.—'I die for the inalienable right of mankind to freedom, whatever hue the skin may be.'" Forms part of the William Caleb Loring illustrated…

Draft of a letter to Secretary of State James Blaine regarding death of President Garfield

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A draft of a letter sent to Secretary of State James G. Blaine from the Supreme Council, Northern Masonic Jurisdiction, which expresses sympathy for the recent death of President James Garfield.