Letter from Moses Holbrook to John James Joseph Gourgas, 1828 August 23

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Title

Letter from Moses Holbrook to John James Joseph Gourgas, 1828 August 23

Description

Letter from Moses Holbrook to John James Joseph Gourgas. Dated August 23, 1828. In this letter, Sovereign Grand Commander Holbrook of the Southern Jurisdiction reports that since July 1 he has suffered from a second attack of Dengue fever, which has prevented him from writing. Reports that he has “received much information” in regards to “the state of the masonic question in the western part of” New York. Wrote to John Fowler in regards to the “letters containing the cypher.”

Source

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

Date

1828 08 23

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

A2019/178/0046f

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 23 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, 1828 August 23,” digitalVGW, accessed November 30, 2020, https://digitalvgw.omeka.net/items/show/1238.