Letter from Winyah Lodge, No. 40, to Pacific Lodge, No. 45, 1873 June 04

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Title

Letter from Winyah Lodge, No. 40, to Pacific Lodge, No. 45, 1873 June 04

Description

Letter from Winyah Lodge, No. 40, to Pacific Lodge, No. 45. Dated June 04, 1873. In this letter, Winyah Lodge, No. 40, describes how white Union soldiers of the 15th Maine torched their lodge building in response to being “relieved by a Battalion of United States colored Troops” under the command of Colonel A. J. Willard. Concludes by appealing to Masons for relief in rebuilding their “lost Temple.”

Source

Collection of the Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library, Lexington, Massachusetts. MA 540.001

Date

1873 06 04

Rights

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

Language

English

Identifier

A2018/009/002

Is Referenced By

Coelho, John. “New Acquisition highlights the challenges faced by Freemasonry in Post-Civil War South Carolina," Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library blog. July 17, 2018.

Extent

1 item (2 pages) ; 21 x 28 cm.

Provenance

Museum purchase

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Citation

Freemasons. Winyah Lodge, No. 40 (Georgetown, S.C.), “Letter from Winyah Lodge, No. 40, to Pacific Lodge, No. 45, 1873 June 04,” digitalVGW, accessed May 8, 2021, https://digitalvgw.omeka.net/items/show/1193.