Manuscript copy of a letter from John James Joseph Gourgas to John Christie, 1850 July 29

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Title

Manuscript copy of a letter from John James Joseph Gourgas to John Christie, 1850 July 29

Description

Manuscript copy of a letter from John James Joseph Gourgas to John Christie. Dated July 29, 1850. In this letter, Sovereign Grand Commander Gourgas continues his warning to beware of "two certain intriguers not many miles from" Christie, who lived in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. This comment may be reference to Charles W. Moore and Edward A. Raymond of Boston. Other topics include the degrees of Royal and Select Master and a warning against those who "creep up to high office" or try to make money from Masonry.

Source

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

Date

1850 07 29

Rights

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

Relation

A2002/105/001

Language

English

Identifier

A2019/178/0028f

Is Part Of

Records and correspondence of the Supreme Council, Northern Masonic Jurisdiction. See the Museum Archives for more information regarding this collection.

Extent

1 item (2 pages) ; 35 x 22 cm.

Provenance

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

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Citation

Gourgas, John James Joseph, 1777-1865, “Manuscript copy of a letter from John James Joseph Gourgas to John Christie, 1850 July 29,” digitalVGW, accessed September 22, 2020, https://digitalvgw.omeka.net/items/show/1176.