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  • Collection: Scottish Rite Documents

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A copy of a diploma issued to David Jewett in 1826 by Joseph Cerneau's Sovereign Grand Consistory. The diploma appoints Jewett as the Deputy Grand Inspector General for Brazil. The original certificate was issued in New York on November 3, 1826. This…

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An address by Sovereign Grand Commander Albert Pike of the Southern Jurisdiction. Dated April 19, 1866. In this document, Pike denounces the behavior of the members from the two competing Supreme Councils for the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction, one…

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Announcement of the union of the Hays Supreme Council (Cerneau) of New York City and Raymond Supreme Council (schismatic) of Boston, Massachusetts. Dated March 1, 1863. Signed by newly elected Sovereign Grand Commander Edmund B. Hays and Grand…

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Document appointing Clinton F. Paige Deputy for New York, dated April 6, 1878. Appointment notes that vacancy was created upon the death of Orrin Welch, who previously held the position. Document in manuscript.

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This manuscript certificate issued to Edmund B. Hays appoints him as First Lieutenant Grand Commander of the Supreme Council for the Northern Jurisdiction of the Western Hemisphere or the Atwood Supreme Council. The certificate is dated November 19,…

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Certificate appointing John Christie as Deputy of the Supreme Council for the State of New Hampshire, dated January 1, 1852. Signed by Edward Raymond in his capacity has Sovereign Grand Commander and attested by Charles W. Moore in his capacity as…

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This certificate appoints Nathan H. Gould as Deputy for the State of Rhode Island for the Supreme Council, Northern Masonic Jurisdiction. Dated May 17, 1867.

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This patent, dated July 5, 1828, admitted Giles Fonda Yates, 33°, as an Active Member of the Supreme Council, Northern Masonic Jurisdiction. Document in the hand of John James Joseph Gourgas, who was Grand Secretary General of the Supreme Council at…

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Certificate issued to Nathaniel Shurtleff, Mayor of Boston, by the Supreme Council, Northern Masonic Jurisdiction, for "their high appreciation of the most cordial and fraternal welcome extended" to them by Shurtleff during the Supreme Council's…

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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…