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Legion of Honor membership certificate issued by Yaarab Temple to Roy M. Lee. Dated between 1920 and 1940. The Legion of Honor certificate was issued to Shriners who served or are still serving in the Armed Forces and were honorably discharged or…

This summons calls for the members of No. 2 Ancient York Masons to meet at the Philadelphia home of James Bell. The summons is dated May 13, 1760, and contains this imprint at the bottom: "Brother Henry Dawkins, Sculpt Philada.”

Queen Anne of Great Britain authorizes the payment of £2,300 to Edward Barker, the Treasurer to the Governors of the Bounty of Queen Anne for the Augmentation of the Maintenance of the Poor Clergy.

Antimasonic address, delivered on March 26, 1833.

Begins: "The following Address was first presented by a Committee, at a meeting of citizens and members of the Legislature, held in Boston the 26th of March, 1833. It was adopted, and referred to…

Letter from President Chester Arthur to John Bartlett. Dated June 9, 1882. In this letter, President Chester A. Arthur acknowledges John Bartlett's gift to the President's personal library.

Col. Ellsworth, the martyr. Dated between 1861 and 1865. This Civil War envelope depicts Colonel Elmer E. Ellsworth, the first Union soldier killed in the war. Ellsworth was shot and killed while in the process of taking down a Confederate flag above…

Broadside advertising fraternal regalia, jewels, etc. sold by Elias Combs, 244 Grand Street, New York, New York, printed in 1854 or 1855.

Dating based on printer and address of Combs's business. Baker, Godwin & Co. were in business under this…

Letter from Edward D. Barber to David Robinson. Dated about 1832. This letter from Anti-Masonic politician Edward Barber petitions Major General David Robinson, a veteran of the Revolutionary War, to use his influence to help rally support behind the…

Manuscript letter to Jonathan Greenwood of Middlesex Lodge (Framingham, Massachusetts) from William Barry of Chicago, Illinois, and dated June 17, 1854. A former member of Middlesex Lodge, Barry declines Greenwood's invitation to join the lodge on…

A colored photo postcard depiction of the Scottish Rite Consistory building in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Publication date 1905-1915. The caption on the front of the postcard reads, “9534. Consistory Bldg., Cedar Rapids, Ia.”