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'Old Abe,' the man for the times [graphic]

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'Old Abe,' the man for the times. Dated between 1860-1865. This Civil War envelope depicts Presidential candidate Abraham Lincoln, “the people’s candidate.”

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"Masonic Notice. - Those members of Congress who belong to the Masonic Fraternity..."

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Circular from appointed committee of eleven members submitted to several Grand Lodges and distributed among Masons concerning the establishment of a General Grand Lodge of the United States.

Circular contains report of meeting held on March 9,…

"We Swear to be True to a Brother"

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An undated Masonic Civil War ode by Rob Morris entitled, "We Swear to be True to a Brother." Intended to be sung. At head of title: "Air - The Flag of Our Union."Published in a slightly different form as "Cherish the Pledge," in Rob Morris's book…

Copia do Diploma do Resp∴ Fr∴ David Jewett

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A copy of a diploma issued to David Jewett in 1826 by Joseph Cerneau's Sovereign Grand Consistory. The diploma appoints Jewett as the Deputy Grand Inspector General for Brazil. The original certificate was issued in New York on November 3, 1826. This…

16° certificate issued by the Grand Council of Princes of Jerusalem to John Christie, 1842 September 5

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A 16° certificate issued by the Grand Council of Princes of Jerusalem at Albany, New York, to John Christie. Dated September 5, 1842. Signed by Grand Chancellor Giles F. Yates, Grand Warden Killian Van Rensselaer, and other Scottish Rite Freemasons.

1860 Republican Ticket

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This political broadside lists the 1860 Republican Party ticket for the state of Massachusetts. At the top of the ticket is Presidential candidate Abraham Lincoln of Illinois and Vice Presidential candidate Hannibal Hamlin of Maine.

32° certificate issued by the Massachusetts Consistory to Jarius Harlow, 1863 May 1

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A 32° certificate issued by the Massachusetts Consistory to Jarius Harlow. Dated May 1, 1863. Imprint at bottom of the certificate reads, "Hammatt Billings, Designer. Smith, Knight & Tappan, Engs. Boston.” Signed by Sovereign Grand Commander Killian…

32° certificate issued by the Supreme Grand Council for the United States of America, Its Territories and Dependencies (Seymour-Peckham) to Dillard H. Clark

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32° certificate issued by the Supreme Grand Council for the United States of America, Its Territories and Dependencies (Seymour-Peckham) to Dillard H. Clark, dated April 2, 1888.

32° certificate issued by the Valley of Hartford to John A. Waterhouse, 2000 October 28

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A 32° certificate issued by the Valley of Hartford, Connecticut, to John A. Waterhouse. Dated October 28, 2000. Imprint at bottom of certificate reads, "Copyright 1905 by Sup∴ Council N. M. Jur. U.S.A.”

32° certificate issued to Arthur Anton Pearson

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32° certificate issued by the Maine Consistory (Portland) to Arthur Anton Pearson, dated May 20, 1943.