Grand Encampment of Knights Templar, Twenty-Sixth Triennial Conclave. Official Souvenir...Held in the City of Boston, 1895
Boston: Grand Encampment, 1895. Oblong Octavo. Item #011739
This copy came from the estate of Frank C. Roundy (1858-1955). He served as Imperial Potentate of the Shrine, 1907-1908. In his long life he personally knew every imperial potetentate from its founding in 1876 and installed many of them in office. At the time of his death he was the oldest living 33rd degree AASR (NJ). Also laid in is Frank C. Roundy's Honorary Membership of the Syria Temple of Pittsburgh, of the Syria temple in Pittsburgh with engraving of Winfield Scott Schley, retired Admiral of the US Navy, a photograph signed by five officers, and a phograph of James McVittie Potententate of Medinah Temple of Chicago with Thomas C Law, Sept 6, 1941. In short, an archive of one of the most prominent shriners. Bound in blue-green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt, one corner worn. A very handsome copy.