Master Mason certificate for Seth Fairchild

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Title

Master Mason certificate for Seth Fairchild

Description

A Master Mason certificate issued by Lodge No. 535 of Ancient Masons "held in the Prince of Wales American Regiment and on the Register of Ireland" to Seth Fairchild and dated August 29, 1783. The Prince of Wales American Volunteers were a Loyalist regiment who fought during the Revolutionary War; these volunteers left New York in September of 1783 and set out for Nova Scotia (modern-day New Brunswick).

Certificate in manuscript.

Source

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

Date

1783 08 29

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

A2005/008/001

Extent

1 document; 18 x 23 cm.

Provenance

Gift of Union Lodge, No. 32 (Evansville, Wisconsin).

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Citation

Freemasons. Prince of Wales Regiment Lodge, No. 535 (Long Island, N.Y.), “Master Mason certificate for Seth Fairchild,” digitalVGW, accessed January 22, 2020, https://digitalvgw.omeka.net/items/show/399.