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American Tract Society certificate

GC002.02.299b (RS130553)

Description

Certificate to Rev. S. B. Swaim for his contribution of "Fifty Dollars From the First Baptist Church Worcester, Mass." making him a Director for Life of the American Tract Society, May 1846. The top half of the certificate has a scene of an angel ministering to a variety of people, including a Native American, an African, an Indian, and a woman. It says underneath the engraving, "And the leaves of the tree were for the healing of the nations."

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1846-05
Acquisition Type
Estate
Date of Acquisition
1942-09-26
Dimensions
16x 10(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Gift of the Estate of Miss Elizabeth Swaim, 1942
GUSN
250706
Reference Code
GC002.02.299b

Record details

Originator
Pendleton’s Lithography (Lithographer)
Other People
Swaim, Samuel B. (Samuel Budd), 1809-1865
Other Organizations
American Tract Society
Descriptive Terms
clergy
directors (administrators)
members
religious (people)
societies
Places
Worcester (Worcester county, Massachusetts)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Location Note
Vertical file 4: OVR 291-300

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