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Membership certificate

2006.44.877 (RS84943)

Description

Framed membership certificate for the Massachusetts National Guard. Black calligraphy text above and below a black ink drawing of a horsedrawn artillery regiment. A red wax seal is in the bottom left corner and a dark blue, light blue and red striped ribbon is framed in the upper right corner.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1928
Inscriptions
"Battery 'A' / 101st Regiment Field Artillery / Massachusetts National Guard / This certifies that on January 12, 1928 / Stephen Phillips has / Voluntarily enlisted in the service of the United / States and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts / and become and active member of / Batter 'A' 101st Regiment Field Artillery M.N.G. / Robert Ward / 1st Sergeant / Theodore L Storer / Captain" (handwritten)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
ink
paper (fiber product)
wax
Object type
Documentary Artifact
Descriptive terms
Certificate, Membership
certificates
ink
paper (fiber product)
wax
Dimensions
14 11/16 x 11 12/16 x 11/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.877
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
180094

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