Thompson-Folger Supreme Council's comment on its legitimacy, between 1897 and 1916

A2019_178_0245DS1.pdf

Title

Thompson-Folger Supreme Council's comment on its legitimacy, between 1897 and 1916

Description

A defense of the Cerneau inspired Thompson-Folger Supreme Council by its Sovereign Grand Commander Major W. Bayliss. Dated sometime between 1897 and 1916. In this document, Bayliss disputes the Southern Jurisdiction’s claim being the “Mother Council of the World” and contends that his Supreme Council is the only “legitimate Scottish Rite power in the country.”

Source

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

Date

between 1897 and 1916

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

A2019/178/0245

Extent

1 item (15 pages) ; 24 x 15 x 1 cm.

Provenance

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

Citation

Scottish Rite (Masonic order). Supreme Grand Council of the United States of America, their Territories and Dependencies (Thompson-Folger), “Thompson-Folger Supreme Council's comment on its legitimacy, between 1897 and 1916,” digitalVGW, accessed May 25, 2024, https://digitalvgw.omeka.net/items/show/1043.