Engrossed certificate declaring John Christie an Active Member of the Supreme Council, Northern Masonic Jurisdiction

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Title

Engrossed certificate declaring John Christie an Active Member of the Supreme Council, Northern Masonic Jurisdiction

Description

This certificate, dated June 17, 1845, announces the appointment of John Christie of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, as a Sovereign Grand Inspector General of the Thirty-Third degree. Christie was elevated to the grade of Sovereign Grand Inspector General and received into Active Membership in the Supreme Council on April 3, 1845.

Certificate signed by officers of the Supreme Council, including J.J.J. Gourgas, Edward A. Raymond, Killian H. van Rensselaer, Giles Fonda Yates, and Charles W. Moore. Blank space reading "Bull" intended for Archibald Bull who was elevated to the Thirty-Third degree and admitted to Active Membership on June 20, 1845.
Bottom of certificate reads: "Designed and Written by Isc. F. Bragg, 78 Crosby St., N.Y."

Source

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

1845 06 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

A2016/009

Extent

1 document; 45 x 60 cm.

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Citation

Scottish Rite (Masonic order). Supreme Council for the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction. and Bragg, Isaac F., calligrapher , “Engrossed certificate declaring John Christie an Active Member of the Supreme Council, Northern Masonic Jurisdiction,” digitalVGW, accessed June 27, 2019, https://digitalvgw.omeka.net/items/show/431.