Membership certificate issued by the New York Masons’ Society to Ezekiel Thorp, 1805 June 3

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Title

Membership certificate issued by the New York Masons’ Society to Ezekiel Thorp, 1805 June 3

Description

Membership certificate issued by the New York Mason's Society to Ezekiel Thorp. Dated June 3, 1805. Signed by the Society’s President, Michael Norris, and Secretary, Samuel Ludlum. Incorporated in 1807, the New York Masons’ Society was formed as an association and benevolent society for New York City’s stonemasons, bricklayers or plaisterers. Its mission was to provide relief for distressed members, widows, and orphans and to provide for the education of the children of deceased and indigent members. Imprint at the bottom of certificate reads, “Archd. Robertson Delin.t W. Rollinson Sct.”

Source

Collection of the Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library, Lexington, Massachusetts. FR 007

Date

1805 06 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

A2019/010/001

Extent

1 item ; 29 x 38 cm.

Provenance

Collection of the Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library

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Citation

New York Masons’ Society, “Membership certificate issued by the New York Masons’ Society to Ezekiel Thorp, 1805 June 3,” digitalVGW, accessed August 11, 2022, https://digitalvgw.omeka.net/items/show/1160.