Certificate of initiation : manuscript, 1799 June 23, Verso

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About this Item

Creator
Freemasons , Prince Hall Grand Lodge of the State of Massachusetts.
Type
government publicationCertificates.
Language
English
Origin
Massachusetts
Description
1 leaf : vellum ; 31 x 26 centimeters.
Date
1799
Repository
Houghton Library, Harvard University
Identifier
colonialnorthamerica.library.harvard.edu/990117369670203941_FHCL.HOUGH:2466156

Content Notes

Initiation certificate for Richard P. G. Wright inducting him into the "African Lodge" of Masonry in Boston. The form is printed in black with manuscript flourishes in red ink, and is filled in and signed in brown and black ink. Also printed on the certificate are three Roman columns and various imagery including a woman with children, a skull and cross bones, an hour glass, and other items.
  • In English.