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  • Subject is exactly "Freemasonry -- Massachusetts."

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Letter from John Davan to Columbian Lodge. Dated 1797. This letter from John Davans petitions Columbian Lodge for relief that will allow him to travel to Salem, Massachusetts, from Boston.

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Petition to a Masonic lodge at Stockbridge. Dated June 25, 1777. In this letter, a group of Stockbridge, Massachusetts, Freemasons request admission to the Masonic lodge located at Stockbridge. The unnamed lodge was presumably Berkshire Lodge,…

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Master Mason certificate issued by Amicable Lodge to Joseph Greenough. Dated June 19, 1827. Imprint at the bottom of the certificate reads, "Draw by Penniman & Mills. Engraved by Annin & Smith, Boston, 12 Court St."

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Order of exercises at the installation of the officers of Columbian Lodge. Dated December 21, 1849. This document provides the order of exercises for the public installation of Columbian Lodge's officers. Includes lyrics for four pieces of music from…

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Manuscript copy of an advertisement. Dated May 7, 1796. This document, possibly a copy of an advertisement used in a local newspaper, announces the move of Columbian Lodge to its new location in Market Square near Faneuil Hall. Signed by John Coles,…

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A Master Mason certificate issued by Corinthian Lodge (Concord, Massachusetts) to John Mark Gourgas and dated March 7, 1947. John Mark Gourgas was related to J.J.J. (John James Joseph) Gourgas, the founder of the Scottish Rite Supreme Council of the…

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Master Mason certificate issued by Essex Lodge (Salem, Massachusetts) to Samuel Derby and dated 1796. The inscription on the back of certificate is in Dutch and the imprint on bottom of certificate reads "J. Hiller jun'r, del. S. Hill sc."

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Master Mason certificate issued by Good Samaritan Lodge (Reading, Massachusetts) to William D. Deadman and dated July 26, 1871. Imprint at bottom of certificate reads "American Bank Note Co. Boston."

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Master Mason certificate issued by Good Samaritan Lodge (Reading, Massachusetts) to Charles Simeon Hasty and dated May 6, 1914. Imprint at bottom of certificate reads "John A. Lowell Bank Note Co. Boston."

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A Master Mason certificate issued by Good Samaritan Lodge (Reading, Massachusetts) to Stanley Maxwell and dated December 2, 1931. Imprint at bottom of certificate reads "John A. Lowell Bank Note Co. Boston."