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  • Contributor is exactly "Yates, Giles F. (Giles Fonda), 1798-1859"

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Letter from John James Joseph Gourgas to Giles F. Yates. Dated March 29, 1828. In this letter, Gourgas, a member of the Supreme Council, Northern Masonic Jurisdiction, states he has received Yates' letter of March 24. Gourgas has “obtained the roll…

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Letter from John James Joseph Gourgas to Giles F. Yates. Dated October 6, 1827. In this letter, Gourgas, a member of the Supreme Council, Northern Masonic Jurisdiction, acknowledges the receipt of Yates’ letter of September 21. He apologizes for not…

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Letter from David Newcomb to John James Joseph Gourgas. Dated November 3, 1845. In this letter to Sovereign Grand Commander Gourgas, David Newcomb of Albany, New York, relays information necessary to complete his Grand Council of Princes of…

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Dispensation issued by the Supreme Council to form a Rose Croix chapter in Boston. Dated June 25, 1845. This dispensation (a document usually given as a precursor to a charter) authorizes Edward A. Raymond, Abram A. Dame, and others to form a Rose…

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A decree and order from the Supreme Council, Northern Masonic Jurisdiction. Dated June 1, 1848. In this document, the Supreme Council defines its “relative position, objects and standing among Ancient Craft masons in the U. S. A.” or the Symbolic…

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A 16° certificate issued by the Grand Council of Princes of Jerusalem at Albany, New York, to John Christie. Dated September 5, 1842. Signed by Grand Chancellor Giles F. Yates, Grand Warden Killian Van Rensselaer, and other Scottish Rite Freemasons.