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33° certificate issued by the United Supreme Council to Richard Theodore Greener, 1896 September 8

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A 33° certificate issued by the United Supreme Council of the 33rd Degree for Southern and Western Jurisdictions of the United States to Richard Theodore Greener, and dated September 8, 1896. Signed by Greener, John G. Jones, D.F. Seville, and…

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.

Petition for initiation for William S. Miller

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An undated membership application for William S. Miller. In this document, Miller applies for membership at Arkansas Valley Lodge, No. 21, of Wichita, Kansas.

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.

Demit issued to Perry Francis Adams Vanderzee, 1940 January 18

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A demit issued by Castle William Lodge of Boston, Massachusetts, to Perry Francis Adams Vanderzee. Dated January 18, 1940. Signed by the Worshipful Master E. D. Kelsey.

Prince Hall Master Mason certificate issued by Hermon Lodge, No. 21, to Theodore Gleghorn, 1921 October 10

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A Prince Hall Master Mason certificate issued by Hermon Lodge, No. 21, to Theodore Gleghorn. Dated October 10, 1921. Signed by Hermon Lodge’s Worshipful Master Charles Murdock and Secretary P. B. French. Imprint at the bottom of the certificate…

New business: a commentary on dancing in Masonic circles, about 1920

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New Business: by what authority is dancing prohibited in Masonic circles. Dated about 1920. In this document from the official minutes of Jephtha Lodge, No. 11, the members of the lodge discuss the prohibition of dancing during the hours of…

Minutes of Jephtha Lodge, No. 11, 1923 May 23

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The minutes of Jephtha Lodge, No. 11. Dated May 23, 1923. This document from the official minutes of Jephtha Lodge, No. 11, summarizes Past Grand Master Joseph E. Hatcher's visit to the lodge on May 23, 1923. During his lecture, Grand Master Hatcher…

Membership application of Robert Edward Creighton, about 1920

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A membership application for Robert Edward Creighton. Dated about 1920. In this document, Creighton, a charter member of Jephtha Lodge, No. 11, reapplies for membership.

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…