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Lawrence, Jane Mary
USA: Massachusetts, Cohasset
7 3/4" x 9 5/8"; 20 x 25 cm.; 1 item (3 pages)
Gift of Columbian Lodge, Boston, Massachusetts, courtesy of Mrs. Godfrey S. Tomkins
In this letter to Caleb Coburn, a member of Columbian Lodge, Jane Mary Lawrence asks Coburn to petition the Lodge for relief on her behalf while she awaits the passage of a pension bill in the United States House of Representatives. Lawrence’s husband, Jonathan, had been a member of the Lodge and died in 1825 of wounds sustained in the Siege of Fort Erie (1814). Forms part of the Columbian Lodge Records Collection. SEE: Finding aid for MA 002.