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Real photo postcard of James Henry Thomas. Dated between 1907 and 1929. This real photo postcard print or RPPC depicts James Henry Thomas of Staunton, Virginia, a member of the Grand United Order of Odd Fellows. Printed on Noko paper. Embossment on…

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Letter from Assistant Secretary of the Navy Gustavus Vasa Fox to Lieutenant Commander George Upman Morris. Dated December 9, 1864. In this letter, Assistant Secretary of the Navy Fox replies to Morris' November 22, 1864, note. Topics include the…

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A letter from President Andrew Johnson to Worshipful Master Charles T. Gay. Dated September 28, 1868. In this letter, Johnson acknowledges his receipt of Gay’s copy of the Star of Bethlehem Lodge by-laws and expresses his pleasure at the mention of…

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A defense of the Cerneau inspired Thompson-Folger Supreme Council by its Sovereign Grand Commander Major W. Bayliss. Dated sometime between 1897 and 1916. In this document, Bayliss disputes the Southern Jurisdiction’s claim being the “Mother Council…

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An address by Sovereign Grand Commander Albert Pike of the Southern Jurisdiction. Dated April 19, 1866. In this document, Pike denounces the behavior of the members from the two competing Supreme Councils for the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction, one…

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An invitation to the first anniversary celebration of Washington Consistory, No. 7 (Cerneau), of the Valley of Washington, D.C. Dated October 8, 1884. In this document, Commander in Chief Harrison Dingman and Grand Secretary H. Harvey Hazard invite…

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A letter from Past Grand Master of California Benjamin D. Hyam to Jacob Norton, a Jewish Freemason. Dated October 13, 1879. In this letter, Hyman questions Norton's motives for asking Simon Wolf of Washington, D.C., information regarding Hyman's…

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An honorary Scottish Rite Mason certificate issued by both Supreme Councils of the United States to President Ronald Reagan. Dated February 11, 1988. The certificate is endorsed by Sovereign Grand Commander Francis George Paul of the Northern Masonic…

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A letter from President Harry S. Truman to Sovereign Grand Commander Melvin M. Johnson. Dated August 3, 1948. In this letter, Truman responds to Johnson’s request to aid Italian Freemasons whose Masonic property had been confiscated after Benito…

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A letter from President Harry S. Truman to Sovereign Grand Commander Melvin M. Johnson. Dated July 10, 1948. In this letter, Truman responds to Johnson’s request to aid Italian Freemasons whose Masonic property had been confiscated after Benito…