1796 newspaper PAUL REVERE voted PRES of MASONIC LODGE

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  • Sold Date: Jun 30, 2009
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SEE PHOTO----- COMPLETE ORIGINAL 4 page newspaper, the New World (Philadelphia, PENNSYLVANIA) dated Dec 21, 1796.

Inside page report on the Grand Masonic Lodge of Massachusetts. PAUL REVERE (Yes, THAT Paul Revere) has been voted the Grand master of the Massachusetts Lodge.

Paul Revere ( January 1 , 1735 – May 10 , 1818 ) was an American silversmith and a patriot in the American Revolution .

He was glorified after his death for his role as a messenger in the battles of Lexington and Concord , and Revere's name and his "midnight ride" are well-known in the United States as a patriotic symbol. In his lifetime, Revere was a prosperous and prominent Boston craftsman, who helped organize an intelligence and alarm system to keep watch on the British military.

Revere later served as an officer in the Penobscot Expedition , one of the most disastrous campaigns of the American Revolutionary War , a role for which he was later exonerated. After the war, he was early to recognize the potential for large-scale manufacturing of metal.

Very Good condition. This listing includes the complete entire original
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