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Letter from Garrett Lawson Taylor to Jephtha Lodge, No. 11, about 1918

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A letter from Garrett Lawson Taylor to Jephtha Lodge, No. 11. Dated about 1918. In this letter, Taylor, a resident of Brooklyn, New York, and a wardroom steward on the U.S.S. Leviathan, tries to confirm that the lodge has received his latest dues…

Letter from Grand Master Joseph P. Evans of Maryland, 1921 January 11

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A letter from Grand Master Joseph P. Evans of Maryland. Dated January 11, 1921. In this letter, Grand Master Joseph P. Evans of Maryland describes the funeral arrangements for William Tillman of Baltimore, a member of Jephtha Lodge, No. 11.

Letter from Jephtha Lodge, No. 11, to Reverend O. Singleton, 1922 July 18

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A letter from Jephtha Lodge, No. 11, to Reverend O. Singleton. Dated July 18, 1922. In this reply to Superintendent Reverend O. Singleton's request for support, Jephtha Lodge, No. 11, donates $4.35 to the National Home Finding Society for Colored…

Letter from Mamie E. Talbot to Jephtha Lodge, No. 11, 1923 January 10

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A letter from Mamie E. Talbot to Jephtha Lodge, No. 11. Dated January 10 1923. In this letter, Mamie E. Talbot thanks the members of Jephtha Lodge, No. 11, for their aid.

Letter from Peter W. Ray to Charles T. McClenachan, 1895 October 9

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A letter from African American Freemason Peter W. Ray of Brooklyn, New York, to Charles T. McClenachan. Dated October 9, 1895. In this letter, Ray provides McClenachan with the names and occupations of seven African American applicants, including…

Letter from Peter W. Ray to Jacob Norton, 1884 November 11

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A letter from African American Freemason Peter W. Ray to Jacob Norton, a Jewish Freemason. Dated November 11, 1884. In this letter, Ray responds to Norton's letter of November 8, 1884, and discusses the recognition of African American Freemasonry in…

Letter from Peter W. Ray to Jacob Norton, 1884 November 23

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A letter from African American Freemason Peter W. Ray to Jacob Norton, a Jewish Freemason. Dated November 23, 1884. In this letter, Ray responds to Norton's letter of November 19, 1884, and agrees with his sentiments and efforts to "combat the…

Letter from Reverend Octavius Singleton of the National Home Finding Society to Jephtha Lodge, No. 11, 1922 August 6

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A letter from Reverend Octavius Singleton of the National Home Finding Society to Jephtha Lodge, No. 11. Dated August 6, 1922. In this letter, Superintendent Singleton thanks Jephtha Lodge for its support of the National Home Finding Society for…

Letter from Sovereign Grand Commander Peter W. Ray to the Supreme Council, 1884 September

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Letter from Sovereign Grand Commander Peter W. Ray to the Supreme Council. Dated September 1884. In this letter from Sovereign Grand Commander Peter W. Ray to the Supreme Council, Northern Masonic Jurisdiction, Ray provides a history of his Supreme…

Letter from the colored societies of New London to Jephtha Lodge, No. 11, 1913 March 26

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A letter from the Colored Societies of New London to Jephtha Lodge, No. 11. Dated March 26, 1913. In this letter, the Colored Societies of New London, Connecticut, petitions Jephtha Lodge to join in their effort to purchase a building to be used as a…