Letter from Moses Holbrook to John James Joseph Gourgas, 1827 November 24

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Title

Letter from Moses Holbrook to John James Joseph Gourgas, 1827 November 24

Description

Letter from Moses Holbrook to John James Joseph Gourgas. Dated November 24, 1827. In this letter, Sovereign Grand Commander Holbrook of the Southern Jurisdiction thanks Gourgas furnishing copies of M'Cosh's book, Documents Upon Sublime Free-Masonry, and for “giving our address and so handsomely conveying our authority and ‘tableau’" to the Swiss Freemasons. Holbrook states that he has sent Gourgas “the last dozen” copies of M'Cosh. Has not received a reply Kingston, Jamaica. Copies of M'Cosh have also been “scattered abroad” and the followers of Joseph Cerneau have burnt many of them. Concludes by asking Gourgas for “a little volume upon the Hebrew Calendar.”

Source

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

Date

1827 11 24

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

A2019/178/0042g

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) ; 33 x 24 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 November 24,” digitalVGW, accessed April 16, 2024, https://digitalvgw.omeka.net/items/show/1233.