Letter from Moses Holbrook to John James Joseph Gourgas, 1827 October 20

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Title

Letter from Moses Holbrook to John James Joseph Gourgas, 1827 October 20

Description

Letter from Moses Holbrook to John James Joseph Gourgas. Dated October 20, 1827. In this letter, Sovereign Grand Commander Holbrook of the Southern Jurisdiction acknowledges the arrival of Gourgas’ letter of September 30 and thanks Gourgas for his copy of Abrégé Historique de L'organisation en France. Holbrook, a doctor, reports that for “65 nights in succession during the past summer I was not allowed a nap of over two hours” during an outbreak of yellow fever in Charleston and states that on “some days [I have] 90 [medical] visits to make in” twenty-four hours.

Source

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

Date

1827 10 20

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

A2019/178/0041c

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 (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 October 20,” digitalVGW, accessed October 16, 2021, https://digitalvgw.omeka.net/items/show/1231.