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Certificate of Membership in Boston Marine Society - 1844

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: document
Maker: Callender
Place made: United States, Massachusetts, Boston
Date made: 1844
Materials: ink; paper; wax
Measurements: 9 1/2 in x 14 1/2 in

Certificate of membership number 993 to the Boston Marine Society. Issued to Robert C. Mackay on May 7th, 1844. "Boston. N. 993. These are to certify that Rob. C. Mackay Esq. was by a majority of votes regularly admitted a member of the Boston Marine Societyat a meeting held the 7th day of May 1844. Given under my hand and the seal of the Society this day of July, Annoque Domini 1844." Signed by the secretary and President. Certificate contains engraved images of maritime scenes and vignettes, including a spouting whale on the left side. Wax seal at bottom measuring about 2.5 inches.


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Mackay, Robert C.