Original minutes and letters of constitution of Supreme Council, Northern Masonic Jurisdiction, 1813-1814

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Title

Original minutes and letters of constitution of Supreme Council, Northern Masonic Jurisdiction, 1813-1814

Description

Original minutes and letters of constitution of Supreme Council, Northern Masonic Jurisdiction. Dated 1813-1814. Document containing original minutes and Letters of Constitution of Supreme Council, Northern Masonic Jurisdiction.
On cover: "33d by 40th 23 Mins North Latitude." Pages 1, 14-15 are signed by all six founding officers of the Supreme Council: Daniel Decius Tompkins (1774-1825), Sampson Simson (1780-1857), John Gabriel Tardy (1761-1831), John James Joseph Gourgas (1777-1865), Richard Riker (1773-1842), and Moses Levy Maduro Peixotto (1767-1828).
Manuscript is in the handwriting of J.J.J. Gourgas, with the exception of original signatures.

Source

Collection of Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library, Lexington, Massachusetts.
SC 001.164

Date

1813-1814

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

A2014/015/001

Table Of Contents

Manuscript contains the following four documents:
1. Oath of fealty for the 33rd degree, signed by all six original Supreme Council members
2. A copy of the text of Daniel D. Tompkins' 33rd degree patent
3. Minutes of the August 5, 1813 installation of officers by Emanuel De La Motta, signed by all six original Supreme Council members as Sovereign Grand Inspectors General of the 33rd degree and with their respective Supreme Council officer titles.
4. Letters of Constitution of the "Grand and Supreme Council of the 33d... for the Northern District of the United States of America."

Is Referenced By

Croteau, Jeffrey, "'Emanuel De La Motta in New York, 1813-1815': A Rejoinder," Heredom 22 (2014), 9-78.

Extent

1 item (20 pages) ; 24 cm.

Citation

De La Motta, Emanuel, 1760-1821, “Original minutes and letters of constitution of Supreme Council, Northern Masonic Jurisdiction, 1813-1814,” digitalVGW, accessed May 28, 2024, https://digitalvgw.omeka.net/items/show/227.