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Catalog Number 1976X.00.49.1
Object Name Certificate
Title Guelph Charter of the Supreme Order of the Council of Chosen Friends, Oct. 23, 1885.
Date 10/23/1885
Year Range from 1885
Year Range to 1885
Description .1 - Charter catalogued in Archives AD1;

.1 - Lithograph of Guelph Charter of the Supreme Order of the Chosen Friends. The document states this order is "for disseminating and practising the principles of FRATERNITY AND PROTECTION under the name, style and title of Royal City Council No. 35 of the Order of Chosen Friends, located at Guelph.... Dated October 23rd, 1885." At each side of document is a scroll which lists the Council's Charter Members for Guelph. Along the bottom of the document is printed: "The Calvert Lith. Co. Detroit. Mich."

Dimensions; outside - 106cm (41-3/4") X 91.1cm (35-5/8"); inside - 75cm (29-1/2") X 59.7cm (53-1/2"); thickness - 7.7cm (3")
- the wood is in good condition but joints are separating; plaster is cracked and much of it has fallen off
People Higinbotham, Nathaniel (Col.)
Gummer, Harry
Randall, Fred
Tovell, Joseph
Gibson, William
Search Terms City Councillors
Dimensions Lithograph of the Guelph Charter of the Supreme Order of the Chosen Friends.
Dimensions of Charter:
Length: 76 cm. Width: 61 cm. (this includes the 5 cm. white border on all sides.