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Thetford Papers
Various makers
USA: Vermont, Thetford
Various sizes
Gift of Mr. Calvin Winroth

Collection of manuscript letters documenting the discussion between the Congregational Church and the Freemasons, Thetford, Vermont; A portion of the church members felt that members who also belonged to the Freemasons could not belong to the church as well; The collection documents the arguments "for" and "against" this issue; A good example of Anti-masonry in the church in the early 19th century; SEE ARCHIVIST FOR FINDING AID TO THE COLLECTION