Masonic Documents

Original letters, documents, minute books, letters, and reports, all document the growth of Freemasonry in Ontario.

1822 Warrant for Norfolk Masonic Lodge No.10

The warrant for Norfolk No.10 was signed in the lower right corner by James Fitz Gibbon, in his capacity of Deputy Provincial Grand Master of Upper Canada. Brother Fitz Gibbon was a British officer and veteran of the War of 1812. He commanded a unit called Fitz Gibbon’s Green Rangers in 1813 at the Beaver Dams, and was the officer whom Laura Secord made her famous trek to warn of an American surprise attack.

1822 Warrant for Norfolk Masonic Lodge No. 10
(Norfolk No.10 Masonic Lodge, Simcoe)

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