Letter from Moses Holbrook to John James Joseph Gourgas, 1827 January 15

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Title

Letter from Moses Holbrook to John James Joseph Gourgas, 1827 January 15

Description

Letter from Moses Holbrook to John James Joseph Gourgas. Dated January 15, 1827. In this letter, Sovereign Grand Commander Holbrook of the Southern Jurisdiction replies that he prizes Gourgas sentiments expressed in his letter of January 8, 1827, and the documents sent. Holbrook reports that France has failed to answer the Southern Jurisdiction’s letters and inquiries regarding the presence of any Scottish Rite bodies in France; Jamaica has not replied as well. Mentions the Duke of Tarentum, Cambacérès, and DeGrasse-Tilly. Will forward Gourgas the discourse on the two Saint Johns that he had written for John Geddes.

Source

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

Date

1827 01 15

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

A2019/178/0037b

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, 1827 January 15,” digitalVGW, accessed September 22, 2020, https://digitalvgw.omeka.net/items/show/1182.