Circular soliciting Masons for funds to support Boston Seamen's Friend Society

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Title

Circular soliciting Masons for funds to support Boston Seamen's Friend Society

Description

This circular solicits charitable donations for the Boston Seaman's Friend Society and is dated March 1831. This document contains the signature of Jonathan Greenleaf, a Mason and Congregational clergyman, as well as an endorsement of Greenleaf by Joseph Jenkins, Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Massachusetts.

The Boston Seaman's Friend Society was established in 1827 and was incorporated in 1829 as a charitable religious organization formed to improve the welfare of mariners.

This copy is addressed to Harmony Lodge (Northfield, Massachusetts).

Source

Collection of Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library, Lexington, Massachusetts
MA 001.325

Date

1831 03

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

A2006/057/2

Extent

1 document; 25 x 21 cm.

Provenance

Gift of Maria C. Rogers.

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Citation

Greenleaf, Jonathan, 1785-1865, “Circular soliciting Masons for funds to support Boston Seamen's Friend Society,” digitalVGW, accessed October 16, 2021, https://digitalvgw.omeka.net/items/show/495.