RARE, 1823, HAND COLORED MASONIC DOCUMENT, J BONSELL, OCCULT, CHESTER COUNTY, PA For Sale
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RARE, 1823, HAND COLORED MASONIC DOCUMENT, J BONSELL, OCCULT, CHESTER COUNTY, PA:
Masonic Certificate for Joseph W. Bonsell being accepted into the degree of Master MasonatVillage Lodge number 142, Chester County, Pennsylvania, onApril 18th 1823.
It measures approximately 12" x 17.5" and was printed in Philadelphia by Brother R. Desilver No. 110Walnut Street. Beautifully hand colored by an expert hand.Thedocument is rolled and does have a few closed tears, one of which was repaired long ago. Some minor wearfrom agebut stillin verygood condition with the colors being bright.
This would lookamazing framed. Joseph W.Bonsell and theothersigners of this document appear in "The History of Chester County" by J. Smith Futhey and GilbertCope, which was firstpublished in 1881.
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