Handwritten statement on the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, 1865 May 17

A2019_097_003DS.pdf

Title

Handwritten statement on the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, 1865 May 17

Description

Handwritten statement on the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. Dated May 17, 1865. This handwritten preamble and resolution by Benjamin Dean of the Supreme Council, Northern Masonic Jurisdiction, expresses the Supreme Council’s sympathy over the death of the recently assassinated President.

Source

Collection of the Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library, Lexington, Massachusetts. SC 300.004

Date

1865 05 17

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

A2019/097/003

Extent

1 item (3 pages) ; 25 x 20 cm.

Provenance

Collection of the Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library

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Citation

Scottish Rite (Masonic order). Supreme Council for the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction, “Handwritten statement on the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, 1865 May 17,” digitalVGW, accessed May 16, 2021, https://digitalvgw.omeka.net/items/show/1162.