Letter from Moses Holbrook to John James Joseph Gourgas, 1826 April 13

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Title

Letter from Moses Holbrook to John James Joseph Gourgas, 1826 April 13

Description

Letter from Moses Holbrook to John James Joseph Gourgas. Dated April 13, 1826. In this letter, Moses Holbrook, Lieutenant Commander of the Supreme Council, Southern Jurisdiction, responds that he has received Gourgas’ package, which is before the Supreme Council, Southern Jurisdiction, for consideration. Topics include the defense of the Freemasonry in the newspapers and the use of “money or the black ballot” as an efficient way to control the quality of membership. Holbrook would become Sovereign Grand Commander of the Southern Jurisdiction on October 27, 1826, a few months after this letter was written.

Source

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

Date

1826 04 13

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.

Language

English

Identifier

A2019/178/0035a

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) ; 32 x 24 cm.

Provenance

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

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Citation

Holbrook, Moses, 1783-1844, “Letter from Moses Holbrook to John James Joseph Gourgas, 1826 April 13,” digitalVGW, accessed September 22, 2020, https://digitalvgw.omeka.net/items/show/1179.