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USA: Massachusetts, Charlestown
7 1/4" x 11 3/4"; 19 x 30 cm.; 1 item (2 pages)
Gift of Columbian Lodge, Boston, Massachusetts, courtesy of Mrs. Godfrey S. Tomkins
In this letter to Columbian Lodge, Susanna Kelly, the widow of Joseph Kelly, petitions the Lodge for relief as she and her children await safe passage to Suriname. Kelly and her family had been prevented from rejoining her mother in Suriname by America’s adoption of an embargo and the Non-Intercourse Act of 1809. Forms part of the Columbian Lodge Records Collection. RELATED TO: A1980/003/026. SEE: Finding aid for MA 002.