1854 · New York and Boston
by [Reverend Thomas Curtis] [Amity St. Baptist Church, New York] [Y.M.C.A.]
New York and Boston, 1854. Paper. Very good. Paper. Two documents: Blue folded paper, approx. 10" x 8", is one page long with the three other pages blank. The document reads: "The undersigned members of the N.Y. Young Men's Christian Association and Connected with the Amity St. Baptist Church desirous of testifying their regard for yourself personally and their appreciation of your labors as this Pastor pro. tem. have constituted you a Member of Life of the New York Mens Christian Association by the payment of the requisite sum...." This document, written in one hand, has a list of 20 names and is dated July 8, 1854, New York.
The second document on white paper is a certificate printed form with hand written names and dates. Rev. Curtis paid money to the American Baptist Missionary Association for a life time membership. This document is dated May 9th, 1854, printed in Boston, and signed by the treasurer.
(Inventory #: 17904)