A DECLARATION OF CITIZENS WHO BELIEVE "that the institution of Free Masonry is pernicious in its tendency and an enemy to all Moral Religions and Free Institutions of our country."

A DECLARATION OF CITIZENS WHO BELIEVE "that the institution of Free Masonry is pernicious in its tendency and an enemy to all Moral Religions and Free Institutions of our country."

Fair Haven, MA: 5 March 1829. Single sheet folded to 23 x 20 cm. Manuscript petition, approx. 140 words, signed by 25 Citizens Announcing a Meeting to Choose Delegates for an Anti-Masonic Convention to be Held in Fall River. Indicative of the tidal wave of anti-Masonic sentiment which swept the country in the decade following the murder of William Morgan in 1826. Item #63735

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