1907 Anniversary Mug 

from Richard Vaux Lodge

No. 384 F. & A.M.

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This beautiful mug commemorates the 40th Anniversary (1867-1907) of Richard Vaux Lodge No. 384 of Philadelphia, Pa.  Richard Vaux was a Past Grand Master of Pa. for whom this Lodge was named.  It is decorated with blue lettering and has a blue transfer of R.W. Richard Vaux.  The rim, handle and base are trimmed in gold.  It stands 5 1/8 inches tall and is 4 inches in diameter.

Richard Vaux (1816-1895) U.S. Congressman to 51st Congress, 1890-91, from Pa. Born Dec. 19, 1816 in Philadelphia. Admitted to the bar at Philadelphia in 1837. In diplomatic service in Great Britain one year, and declined appointment as secretary of legation at St. Petersburg. Served in the state house of representatives in 1839; was recorder of deeds and later mayor of Philadelphia. Was raised in Lodge No. 3, Philadelphia on Feb. 21, 1843; exalted in Harmony Chapter No. 52, R.A.M. on Sept. 24, 1846; exalted in Philadelphia Commandery No. 42, K.T., Nov. 16, 1855. As Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania, he laid the cornerstone of the Masonic Temple at Philadelphia in 1868. Died March 22, 1895.




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