Circular letter from the Supreme Council expelling Edward A. Raymond and Simon W. Robinson, 1862 May 22

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Title

Circular letter from the Supreme Council expelling Edward A. Raymond and Simon W. Robinson, 1862 May 22

Description

A circular letter from the Supreme Council expelling Sovereign Grand Commander Edward A. Raymond and Grand Secretary General Simon W. Robinson. Dated May 22, 1862. On August 24, 1860, Sovereign Grand Commander Raymond abruptly closed the Supreme Council sine die, leading to the Schism of 1860 and the formation of two competing Supreme Councils in the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction, one led by Raymond and the other by Killian Van Rensselaer. Signed in type by newly elected Sovereign Grand Commander Killian Van Rensselaer, Grand Secretary General Winslow Lewis, and Assistant Grand Secretary General Albert Case.

Source

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

Date

1862 05 22

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

A2019/178/0289a

Extent

1 item ; 28 x 22 cm.

Provenance

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

Citation

Scottish Rite (Masonic order). Supreme Council for the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction, “Circular letter from the Supreme Council expelling Edward A. Raymond and Simon W. Robinson, 1862 May 22,” digitalVGW, accessed July 22, 2024, https://digitalvgw.omeka.net/items/show/1050.