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32° certificate issued by the Massachusetts Consistory to Jarius Harlow, 1863 May 1

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A 32° certificate issued by the Massachusetts Consistory to Jarius Harlow. Dated May 1, 1863. Imprint at bottom of the certificate reads, "Hammatt Billings, Designer. Smith, Knight & Tappan, Engs. Boston.” Signed by Sovereign Grand Commander Killian…

Certificate of appointment issued by the Supreme Council to Robert McCorskry Graham, 1867 September 24

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This Supreme Council, S.J., document appoints and commissions Robert McCorskry Graham to be the Southern Jurisdiction’s representative to the Supreme Council, Northern Masonic Jurisdiction. Dated September 24, 1867. Signed by Sovereign Grand…

Certificate of Healing and Regularizing for the Cerneau Masons of St. John's Lodge, No. 1 (Newport, Rhode Island)

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This document is a certificate of healing and regularizing for Newport, Rhode Island, Masons previously working under a charter granted by Joseph Cerneau. Masons named in this certificate as having been "regularized and healed" include Jeremiah…

Circular regarding visitors to the Southern Jurisdiction, 1873 March 12

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This circular from Supreme Council, Northern Masonic Jurisdiction, informs members and bodies subordinate to the Supreme Council, Northern Masonic Jurisdiction, about a new statute adopted by the Supreme Council, Southern Jurisdiction, and issued in…

Circular Responding to the Attacks against the Legitimacy of the Supreme Council, Northern Masonic Jurisdiction, from F. T. B. Clavel and Others

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This circular issued by the Supreme Council, Northern Masonic Jurisdiction, responds to attacks from F. T. B. Clavel and others.

Begins: "Whereas, slanderous attacks void of the least semblance of truth, have been reiterated, published, and…

Circular Warning against the Hays (Cerneau) Supreme Council in New York City

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A circular issued by the Supreme Council, Northern Masonic Jurisdiction, to all Freemasons living in New York and New Jersey. The circular details the granting of charters and dispensations from a New York City-based Supreme Council (i.e. the Hays…

Connecticut Freemasons' oath of fealty to the Supreme Council, 1864 July 28

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Connecticut Freemasons' oath of fealty to the Supreme Council. Dated July 28, 1864. In this document, a group of Freemasons from Connecticut swears allegiance to the Supreme Council, Northern Masonic Jurisdiction.

Denunciation of the Comte de St. Laurent, a Cerneau follower, after 1838

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Denunciation of the Comte de St. Laurent, a Cerneau follower. Dated after 1838. In this document, Sovereign Grand Commander John James Joseph Gourgas denounces the Comte de St. Laurent, a Black Freemason and follower of Joseph Cerneau.

Handwritten summons from Sovereign Grand Commander John James Joseph Gourgas to Edward A. Raymond, 1847 November 22

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Handwritten summons from Sovereign Grand Commander John James Joseph Gourgas to Edward A. Raymond. Dated November 22, 1847. In this handwritten summons addressed to Edward A. Raymond, Sovereign Grand Commander Gourgas directs Raymond, Charles W.…

Handwritten supplique for Killian H. Van Rensselaer, 1845 June 17

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Handwritten supplique for Killian H. Van Rensselaer. Dated June 17, 1845. This supplique or application, written by Sovereign Grand Commander John James Joseph Gourgas, declares Killian H. Van Rensselaer's intention to join the Supreme Council,…