Letter from William P. Mellen to Jacob Norton, 1855 November 3

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Title

Letter from William P. Mellen to Jacob Norton, 1855 November 3

Description

A letter from William P. Mellen to Jacob Norton, a Jewish Freemason. Dated November 3, 1855. In this letter, Mellen, an ally of Norton and the editor of The Acacia, a Masonic publication, replies to Norton's letter of October 19, 1855. Mellon discusses his review of the Massachusetts report, the Grand Lodge of Massachusetts response to Norton's petition to change aspects of its ritual. George M. Randall, who would become Grand Master of the Grand Lodge in 1852, headed the committee that created the report.

Source

Collection of Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library, Lexington, Massachusetts. MA.300.006

Date

1855 11 03

Rights

This image is presented for research and educational purposes only, and may not be distributed or re-published without permission from the Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library.

Language

English

Identifier

A2011/017/715

Is Part Of

Jacob Norton Papers. See the Museum Archives for more information regarding this collection.

Extent

1 item (2 pages) ; 27 x 21 cm.

Provenance

Museum purchase

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Citation

Mellen, William P. (William Pepperrell), 1806-1864, “Letter from William P. Mellen to Jacob Norton, 1855 November 3,” digitalVGW, accessed September 22, 2020, https://digitalvgw.omeka.net/items/show/1026.