Master Mason certificate issued by St. John's Lodge, No. 1, to Paul Bascombe, 1761 August 8

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Title

Master Mason certificate issued by St. John's Lodge, No. 1, to Paul Bascombe, 1761 August 8

Description

A Master Mason certificate issued by St. John's Lodge, No. 2, of New York City to Paul Bascombe, and dated August 8, 1761. St. John's Lodge, No. 2, was constituted on December 1757, by the original (Modern) Grand Lodge of England through the Right Worshipful George Harison, fourth Provincial Grand Master in New York. The Lodge was renumbered in 1789 and a new Warrant was issued to St. John's Lodge, No. 1, on June 9, 1789. It is the oldest operating Lodge under the jurisdiction of the Grand Lodge of New York.

Source

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

Date

1761 08 08

Contributor

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

A2017/033/003

Extent

1 item ; 28 x 18 cm.

Provenance

Museum purchase.

Citation

Freemasons. St. John's Lodge, No. 1 (New York, N.Y.), “Master Mason certificate issued by St. John's Lodge, No. 1, to Paul Bascombe, 1761 August 8,” digitalVGW, accessed April 14, 2024, https://digitalvgw.omeka.net/items/show/942.