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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…

Letter from Capital City Lodge, No. 107, to Jephtha Lodge, No. 11, 1917 May 18

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A letter from Capital City Lodge, No. 107, to Jephtha Lodge, No. 11. Dated May 18, 1917. In this letter, Capital City Lodge of Richmond, Virginia, confirms that it has fulfilled Jephtha Lodge’s request to bury its Worshipful Master, James H. Lewis.

Letter from Garrett Lawson Taylor to Jephtha Lodge, No. 11, 1918 February 26

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A letter from Garrett Lawson Taylor to Jephtha Lodge, No. 11. Dated February 26, 1918. In this letter, Taylor, a resident of Brooklyn, New York, describes conditions on board the U.S.S. Leviathan, a World War I troop transport ship, during its first…

72nd annual St. John's Day service of the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge handbill, 1920 June 27

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A handbill for the seventy-second annual St. John's Day service of the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge. Dated June 27, 1920. In this handbill, the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge advertises its seventy-second annual St. John’s Day service, held at the Lyric…

Letter from William Tillman to Jephtha Lodge, No. 11, 1920 August 14

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A letter from William Tillman to Jephtha Lodge, No. 11. Dated August 14, 1920. In this letter, Tillman provides his account of Reverend B. T. Perkins’ sermon at the seventy-second annual St. John’s Day service, held at the Lyric Auditorium in…

Letter from the United Societies, Inc., to Jephtha Lodge, No. 11, 1920 December 1

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A letter from the United Societies, Inc., to Jephtha Lodge, No. 11. Dated December 1, 1920. In this letter, Samuel E. Robinson, the President and Trustee of the United Societies, Inc., provides a brief financial and status report for the United…

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.

Receipt for the funeral expenses of William Tillman, 1921 January 30

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A receipt for the funeral expenses of William Tillman. Dated January 30, 1921. This receipt documents Jephtha Lodge's donation of fifty dollars to Ellen Tillman, the widow of William Tillman and a member of Jephtha Lodge. The donation was earmarked…

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 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…