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A True and Exact Account of the Celebration of the Festival of Saint John the Babtist [i.e. Baptist]
1739
Green, Joseph, 1706-1780
USA: Massachusetts, Boston
Paper
12" x 8 1/4"; 31 x 21 cm.; 1 item (1 page)
Museum purchase
A80/001/001

A satirical and anti-Masonic account of the celebration of the Festival of Saint John the Baptist held by Freemasons in Boston. Written by Joseph Green, a poet, merchant, and British Loyalist, based on an account published in the July 2, 1739 edition of the Boston Gazette. SEE: Proceedings of the Grand Lodge of Massachusetts, 1733-1792, page 471.