Letter from Elisha Thayer to the Officers and Members of Middlesex Lodge (Framingham, Mass.)

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Title

Letter from Elisha Thayer to the Officers and Members of Middlesex Lodge (Framingham, Mass.)

Description

Manuscript letter addressed to "Rt. Worshipful Master, Wardens & Brethren of Middlesex Lodge" from Elisha Thayer, dated June 22, 1842. Thayer mentions the survival of Middlesex Lodge during the Anti-Masonic period and offers his congratulations "on this auspicious event." Thayer appears to be writing about the June 24, 1842 celebration of St. John's Day by Middlesex Lodge in Framingham, which was the first public Masonic display in Massachusetts since 1834.

Source

Collection of Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library, Lexington, Massachusetts
MA 001.260

Date

1842 06 22

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

A2002/119/12

Extent

1 document; 25 x 20 cm.

Provenance

Anonymous gift.

Citation

Thayer, Elisha , “Letter from Elisha Thayer to the Officers and Members of Middlesex Lodge (Framingham, Mass.),” digitalVGW, accessed March 3, 2024, https://digitalvgw.omeka.net/items/show/487.