Published copy of the Southern Jurisdiction’s articles of confederation : between the Supreme Councils of the thirty-third degree of the Ancient and accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, to be considered by the congress of the same at Lausanne, 1875 June 10

A2019_178_0291DS1.pdf

Title

Published copy of the Southern Jurisdiction’s articles of confederation : between the Supreme Councils of the thirty-third degree of the Ancient and accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, to be considered by the congress of the same at Lausanne, 1875 June 10

Description

A Supreme Council, Northern Masonic Jurisdiction, published copy of the Southern Jurisdiction’s “Articles of Confederation.” Dated June 10, 1875. In this document, the Supreme Council, Southern Jurisdiction, proposes the Articles of Confederation, “a mode . . . for the satisfactory resolution of questions of legitimacy and the settlement of feuds and schisms” within the world’s Scottish Rite bodies. The articles were unanimously approved by the Southern Jurisdiction and submitted to “its Sister Councils” for their approval at the Lausanne Congress of 1875, an historic meeting of eleven Supreme Councils to plan an international union and organization.

Source

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

Date

1875 06 10

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

A2019/178/0291

Extent

1 item (8 pages) ; 22 x 14 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, “Published copy of the Southern Jurisdiction’s articles of confederation : between the Supreme Councils of the thirty-third degree of the Ancient and accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, to be considered by the congress of the same at Lausanne, 1875 June 10,” digitalVGW, accessed April 16, 2024, https://digitalvgw.omeka.net/items/show/1052.