Masonic certificate of Daniel Service (Servos), 1784


Description
Media Type:
Text
Item Types:
Documents
Certificates
Description:
Framed hand-written certificate of Daniel Service (Servos) of Lodge No. 156, the King's or 8th Regiment of Foot, Fort Niagara, 1784. Possibly the oldest masonic document surviving from the Niagara Frontier.
Notes:
Presented to the Lodge by Bro. L. H. Servos, Niagara Lodge, No. 2 in memory of his father, Daniel Servos, on October 15, 1932.
Date of Publication:
7 May 1784
Date Of Event:
7 May 1784
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
NML00056
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Location of Original:
Colin K. Duquemin Masonic Museum
Niagara Lodge #2 A.F. & A.M., G.R.C.
153 King Street, Niagara on the Lake, Ontario
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The Museum was named after Bro. Colin Duquemin for his work in preserving masonic past.
It is home to many artifacts from Niagara district, including regalia, books, certificates,
and masonic documents.
Contact
Niagara-on-the-Lake Public Library
Email
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Agency street/mail address

10 Anderson Lane P.O. Box 430
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0
905-468-2023

Full Text

Trascript: 1784 Certificate of Bro. Daniel Servos
And the Darkness Comprehended it not In the East a Place of Light where reigns reason Silence & Peace. We the Master Wardens and Secretary of Lodge No. 156 of Free and Accepted Masons from the Grand Constitution of England held in the Kings or 8th Regt. of Foot Do hereby Certify and Attest to all Men lighten'd by the Truth and spread over the Face of the Earth, that the Bearer hereof our worthy Brother Daniel Service [Servos] has been by our Lodge lawfully Enter'd an Apprentice past a Fellow Craft and after having sustain'd with strenght and courage the most panful works and severest Tryals, He is rais'd to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason, And as such have entitled him to the Secret Works of the Royal Art and he may without Demur or hesitation be admitted or incorporated into any lawfull warranted Body wheresoever met congregated or conven'd He Having to the utmost of his power strenously supported and contributed to the advancement and Interest of Masonry with Zeal and Vigour. [Nevariature?]
Given under our hands and Seal of our Lodge at Niagara This 7th Day of May, A.L. 5784 A.D. 1784 Willm Brown M.
Robert Whatley S.W.
John Scott J. W.
John Bailey Sect.

October 15, 1932 Presented to Niagara Lodge, No. 2, in memory of his father, Daniel Servos, by Bro. L. H. Servos

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Masonic certificate of Daniel Service (Servos), 1784


Framed hand-written certificate of Daniel Service (Servos) of Lodge No. 156, the King's or 8th Regiment of Foot, Fort Niagara, 1784. Possibly the oldest masonic document surviving from the Niagara Frontier.