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  • Subject is exactly "Scottish Rite (Masonic order). Supreme Council for the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction -- History."

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Letter from Moses Holbrook to John James Joseph Gourgas. Dated January 25/26, 1827. In this letter, Sovereign Grand Commander Holbrook of the Southern Jurisdiction responds to Gourgas' letter of January 17, 1827, until his responsibilities as a…

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Letter from Moses Holbrook to John James Joseph Gourgas. Dated July 15, 1822. In this letter, Moses Holbrook, a member of the Supreme Council, Southern Jurisdiction, writes that Jacob De La Motta has asked Holbrook to request information from Gourgas…

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Manuscript copy of a letter from John James Joseph Gourgas to John Christie. Dated July 29, 1850. In this letter, Sovereign Grand Commander Gourgas continues his warning to beware of "two certain intriguers not many miles from" Christie, who lived in…

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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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General convocation certificate issued by John James Joseph Gourgas to Edward A. Raymond and Charles W. Moore. Dated February 26, 1848. In this document, Sovereign Grand Commander Gourgas summons Raymond and Moore of Boston, Massachusetts, to attend…

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Petition to form a Rose Croix chapter and consistory in Boston. Dated June 25, 1845. This petition from a group of Boston Freemasons, but written by Sovereign Grand Commander John James Joseph Gourgas, asks for the Supreme Council's authority to form…

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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 circular letter from the Supreme Council expelling Sovereign Grand Commander Edward A. Raymond and Grand Secretary General Simon W. Robinson. Dated May 22, 1862. On August 24, 1860, Sovereign Grand Commander Raymond abruptly closed the Supreme…

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A list of Supreme Council, Northern Masonic Jurisdiction, officers, members, and subordinate bodies. Dated February 5, 1862. In this document, the Supreme Council provides the Masonic world with a list of its current officers, members and subordinate…

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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…