Mason Membership Certificate

Date: 1814
Engraver: Henry William Snyder, Albany, NY
Printer: Henry William Snyder, Albany, NY
Publisher / Location: Henry William Snyder, Albany, NY | Albany, NY
Medium: Engraving on paper
Dimensions: 7 3/4 H x 10 1/8 W
Recipient: Benoni C. Allen
Purpose: Membership in Temple Lodge, Albany, NY
Materials: Blue silk ribbon attached to sheet. Inscribed with ink.
Credit: Albany Institute of History & Art
Digital Data Number: 416
Catalogue Number: CER S1.f1.n6
Benoni C. Allen served as coroner for Albany and Albany County during the early decades of the nineteenth century. The certificate indicates that he was admitted as a Master Mason in Temple Lodge, Albany, New York, in the year of Masonry 5814 (1814).