Letter from Enoch Terry Carson to Jacob Norton, 1878 September 26

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Title

Letter from Enoch Terry Carson to Jacob Norton, 1878 September 26

Description

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, Freemasonry in England from 1567 to 1813, including an analysis of Anderson's Constitutions of 1723 and 1738, authorized by the Grand lodge of England. In particular, Carson defends James Anderson and John T. Desaquiliers and the Universality of Freemasonry.

Source

Collection of Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library, Lexington, Massachusetts. MA.300.006

Date

1878 09 26

Rights

This image is presented for research and educational purposes only, and may not be distributed or re-published without permission from the Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library.

Language

English

Identifier

A2011/017/034

Is Part Of

Jacob Norton Papers. See the Museum Archives for more information regarding this collection.

Extent

2 items (5 pages) ; 25 x 20 cm. ; 9 x 15 cm.

Provenance

Museum purchase

Collection

Citation

Carson, Enoch Terry, 1822-1899, “Letter from Enoch Terry Carson to Jacob Norton, 1878 September 26,” digitalVGW, accessed June 23, 2024, https://digitalvgw.omeka.net/items/show/1017.