Advertising cover Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association c.1870

$20.00 CAD

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Nice envelope with logo of the Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association. It was a charitable and educational organization devoted to innovation in the mechanical arts.

Logo in UL corner of flexed arm holding a hammer;

Be Just and Fear Not


Mailed from Boston with ‘BOS---OCT 6PM MASS’ cancellation on 2 cent Andrew Jackson stamp. Mailed to George Frost in Boston  

Some discoloration on right and lower edges. Bit of toning on front, toning and smudges on back.

3” x 5 ½”


The Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association (est.1795) of Boston, Massachusetts, was "formed for the sole purposes of promoting the mechanic arts and extending the practice of benevolence." Founders included Paul Revere, Jonathan Hunnewell, and Benjamin Russell. Through much of the 19th century, the association organized conferences and exhibitions devoted to innovation in the mechanical arts.