Creator

Date Original

1889

Description

This collection contains a letter from John M. Taylor, the Grand Keeper and Recorder of Seal for the Knights of Pythias, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas to Arkansas Lodges notifying the lodges of resolutions dated May 1, 1889.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Order of Knights of Pythias is an international, non-sectarian fraternal order, established in 1864 in Washington, DC, by Justus H. Rathbone and was the first fraternal order to be chartered by an Act of Congress after careful investigation by then president Abraham Lincoln. The order of Knights of Pythias follow three distinguishing principles, Friendship, Charity and Benevolence.

Scope and Contents

This collection contains a letter from John M. Taylor, the Grand Keeper and Recorder of Seal for the Knights of Pythias, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas to Arkansas Lodges notifying the lodges of resolutions dated May 1, 1889.

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.041.047

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Knights of Pythias letter, SMC.041.047

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Knights of Pythias letter, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

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