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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…

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…

Charity department death benefits certificate issued to Willie Douglass, 1918 June 3

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A death benefits certificate issued by Mount Olive Grand Lodge, Free & Accepted Ancient York Masons of Virginia, to Willie Douglass of Williamsville, Virginia. Dated June 3, 1918. In this document, Douglass purchases death benefits to be paid out in…

Copy of a letter from Jephtha Lodge, No. 11, to Brother Stedman, 1923 April 13

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A copy of a letter from Jephtha Lodge, No. 11, to Brother Stedman. Dated April 13, 1923. In this letter, Jephtha Lodge, No. 11, sends aid to a sick Brother in Mystic, Connecticut.

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.

Denunciation of the Comte de St. Laurent, a Cerneau follower, after 1838

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Denunciation of the Comte de St. Laurent, a Cerneau follower. Dated after 1838. In this document, Sovereign Grand Commander John James Joseph Gourgas denounces the Comte de St. Laurent, a Black Freemason and follower of Joseph Cerneau.

Handwritten petition from Joseph Wilson, Jr., to Arkansas Valley Lodge, No. 21, 1907 May 18

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A handwritten petition from Joseph Wilson, Jr., to the members of Arkansas Valley Lodge, No. 21. Dated May 18, 1907. In this petition, Wilson 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.

Letter from Claud W. Williams to Arkansas Valley Lodge, No. 21, 1898 December 5

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A letter from Claud W. Williams to the members of Arkansas Valley Lodge, No. 21. Dated December 5, 1898. In this letter, Williams applies for membership at Arkansas Valley Lodge, No. 21, of Wichita, Kansas.

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…