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  • Collection: Scottish Rite Documents

A2014_15_1DP1DB.pdf
Original minutes and letters of constitution of Supreme Council, Northern Masonic Jurisdiction. Dated 1813-1814. Document containing original minutes and Letters of Constitution of Supreme Council, Northern Masonic Jurisdiction.

Manifesto issued by Emanuel De La Motta 1814.pdf
Manifesto issued by Supreme Council member Emanuel De La Motta. Dated 1814. Manifesto issued by Emanuel De La Motta and the Charleston Supreme Council declaring Joseph Cerneau to be an "Imposter of the first magnitude" and his Masonic works to be…

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Also known as the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction’s charter, warrant, or “Birth Certificate,” this formal certificate was likely made in 1814. John James Joseph Gourgas who served in an official, secretarial capacity for both the Sublime Grand…

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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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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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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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This manuscript certificate issued by the Sovereign Grand Commander of the Supreme Council for the Northern Jurisdiction of the Western Hemisphere, Henry C. Atwood, appoints Edmund B. Hays as his successor-in-waiting. Upon Atwood’s death in 1860,…

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The Treaty of the Union of 1867 proclaimed that the two competing Supreme Councils in the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction (one Council led by Killian H. Van Rensselaer, the other Council led by John L. Lewis) had united to form a new Supreme Council…

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Circular letter regarding the detached degrees. Dated June 10, 1850. This circular letter issued by the Supreme Council, Northern Masonic Jurisdiction, discusses the Supreme Council's authority in regards to the degrees of "Royal Master" and "Select…

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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…