Browse Items (12 total)

  • Collection: Jacob Norton Papers

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A letter from Supreme Council member Enoch Terry Carson of the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction to Jacob Norton, a Jewish Freemason. Dated September 24, 1878. In this letter, Carson responds to Norton's letter of September 22 and states that he will try…

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A letter from Supreme Council member Enoch Terry Carson of the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction to Jacob Norton, a Jewish Freemason. Dated September 26, 1878. In this letter, Carson attacks Leon Hyneman, whom he mistakenly calls Brenneman, and his book,…

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An unfinished and unsigned copy of letter attributed to Reverend William J. Carver and sent to the Grand Lodge of Massachusetts. Dated about 1851. Carver served as the Representative of the Grand Lodge of Massachusetts in the United Grand Lodge of…

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A letter from Past Grand Master of Massachusetts John T. Heard to Jacob Norton, a Jewish Freemason. Dated May 14, 1868. In this letter, Heard acknowledges the receipt of Norton's periodicals and opines as to the importance of the symbolic or craft…

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A letter from Past Grand Master of California Benjamin D. Hyam to Jacob Norton, a Jewish Freemason. Dated October 13, 1879. In this letter, Hyman questions Norton's motives for asking Simon Wolf of Washington, D.C., information regarding Hyman's…

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A letter from William P. Mellen to Jacob Norton, a Jewish Freemason. Dated March 24, 1855. In this letter, Mellen asks Jacob Norton for a copy of Norton's 1852 petition to the Grand Lodge of Massachusetts to change aspects of its rituals. George M.…

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A letter from William P. Mellen to Jacob Norton, a Jewish Freemason. Dated November 3, 1855. In this letter, Mellen, an ally of Norton and the editor of The Acacia, a Masonic publication, replies to Norton's letter of October 19, 1855. Mellon…

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A letter from William P. Mellen to Jacob Norton, a Jewish Freemason. Dated May 29, 1856. In this letter, Mellen, an ally of Norton and the editor of The Acacia, a Masonic publication, replies to Norton's letter of May 19, 1856. Mellen offers Norton…

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A letter from American poet and Freemason Rob Morris to Jacob Norton, a Jewish Freemason. Dated February 26, 1867. In this letter, Morris responds to Norton's letter of February 22, 1867, and offers his opinion of the Christian versus Universalistic…

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A copy of letter sent from Jewish Freemason Jacob Norton to Reverend William J. Carver. Dated August 7, 1851. In this letter, Norton discusses his efforts to petition the Grand Lodge of Massachusetts to change aspects of their ritual in accordance to…