Letter from Moses Holbrook to John James Joseph Gourgas, 1827 June 11

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Title

Letter from Moses Holbrook to John James Joseph Gourgas, 1827 June 11

Description

Letter from Moses Holbrook to John James Joseph Gourgas. Dated June 11, 1827. In this letter, Sovereign Grand Commander Holbrook of the Southern Jurisdiction provides a manuscript copy of Henry Andrew Francken's patent to Samuel Stringer of Albany, New York. Holbrook reports that he is sending copies of the degree manuscripts. Comments that former Sovereign Grand Commander Frederick Dalcho of the Southern Jurisdiction is “still unwilling to assist in work of” the Southern Jurisdiction’s Supreme Council. Concludes by thanking Gourgas for his “generosity and benevolence.”

Source

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

Date

1827 06 11

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

Patent issued to Samuel Stringer mentioned in Holbrook's letter.

Language

English

Identifier

A2019/178/0038h

Is Part Of

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

Extent

1 item (4 pages) ; 32 x 23 cm.

Provenance

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

Citation

Holbrook, Moses, 1783-1844, “Letter from Moses Holbrook to John James Joseph Gourgas, 1827 June 11,” digitalVGW, accessed May 25, 2024, https://digitalvgw.omeka.net/items/show/1226.