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The Rathbone Bible

Upon this Bible the orgional members of Washington Lodge were obligated on Friday,
February 19, 1864, at Washington, D. C. It was presented to the Supreme Lodge of the
World, Knights of Pythias, August 26, 1876 by the founder of our order, Justus H. Rathbone,
and signed by himself. This Bible was a gift to brother Rathbone from his mother on his
fifth birthday, October 29, 1844
From the Golden Jubilee of Pythian Knighthood - Page 615

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