Address of the Sovereign Grand Commander of the Supreme Council of Sovereign Grand Inspectors General for the Southern Jurisdiction of the United States, relating to difficulties in Northern Jurisdiction : delivered at Washington, D.C. April 19, 1866

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Title

Address of the Sovereign Grand Commander of the Supreme Council of Sovereign Grand Inspectors General for the Southern Jurisdiction of the United States, relating to difficulties in Northern Jurisdiction : delivered at Washington, D.C. April 19, 1866

Description

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 led by Sovereign Grand Commander Edward A. Raymond and the other by Killian Van Rensselaer. Pike discusses the two Supreme Council’s failed attempts to gain the recognition of the Southern Jurisdiction and provides his opinions upon other issues such as the Cerneau inspired Supreme Council of Edmund B. Hays and Killian Van Rensselaer’s role in the Schism of 1860.

Source

Collection of the Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library, Lexington, Massachusetts. SC 300.002

Date

1866 04 19

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

A2019/178/0232

Extent

1 item (16 pages) ; 23 x 15 cm.

Provenance

Gift of the Supreme Council of the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction of the Scottish Rite.

Citation

Scottish Rite (Masonic order). Supreme Council of the Thirty-Third Degree for the Southern Jurisdiction, “Address of the Sovereign Grand Commander of the Supreme Council of Sovereign Grand Inspectors General for the Southern Jurisdiction of the United States, relating to difficulties in Northern Jurisdiction : delivered at Washington, D.C. April 19, 1866,” digitalVGW, accessed April 21, 2024, https://digitalvgw.omeka.net/items/show/1042.