|Statement||by Melvin M Johnson.|
Early in this book, I got the impression that the author was trying to convince his readers that the United States (and later, Texas and Mormonism for that matter) were founded by Freemasons based on the principles of Freemasonry, and that virtually every significant achievement or social advancement in America was either conceived by a Freemason, accomplished by Freemasons 4/5(5). This book traces Freemasonry back to misty beginnings before the Norman Conquest, and it outlines the ins and outs of Masons in all the countries of Europe, some of Asia, and the rest of the British Empire, and of course the by: 4. The Beginning of Masonry. THE ancient Cosmic Science, of which Freemasonry is the modern survival, gives the date of its inception, as that at which the above Cardinal Signs commenced their reign, viz. BCE, commonly reckoned as BCE, which, added to the current year, gives us our Masonic date. Contents. Avant Propos; First Books of Masonry. These books must be read alongside TREASON IN AMERICA, for a more accurate and complete understanding of the powerful secret societies that shaped America's politics and destiny. For more info on Lincoln's true nature, go online and watch vids with Ray McBerry, Thomas DeLorenzo, Donald Livingston and Richard Gamble/5(13).
In America, they became known for promoting Republican virtues of self-government. Masonic thought influenced American history: the Masons were opposed to the claims of royalty—a strong influence on the development of the American revolt against Britain which culminated in the Revolutionary War. p. Beginnings of Freemasonry in America Containing a reference to all that is known of Freemasonry in the Western Hemisphere prior to , and short sketches of the lives of some of the Provincial Grand Masters, Melvin M. Johnson Grand Master of Masons in Massachusetts, , , illustrated. As A.P. Bentley wrote in his book History of the Abduction of William Morgan and the Anti-Masonic Excitement of , The two men “entered into partnership to print a book which the. Whatever can be gathered there is of interest to every American Mason, as added light is cast thereby upon Craft beginnings in what is now the United States. On Ap , the Masonic Veterans of Pennsylvania, having as their guests Masonic Veteran associations from all over the country, met at Philadelphia for a three days' session.
The history of Freemasonry encompasses the origins, evolution and defining events of the fraternal organisation known as covers three phases. Firstly, the emergence of organised lodges of operative masons during the Middle Ages, then the admission of lay members as "accepted" masons (a term reflecting the ceremonial “acception” process that . Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Beginnings of Freemasonry in America by Melvin M. Johnson (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! THE BEGINNINGS OF FREEMASONRY. The latter is the so-called Carmick Manuscript of and is owned by the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania. Originally, this manuscript was thought to be the Constitution of St. John's Lodge of Philadelphia, the earliest known Lodge in America of which any records are extant. It was published as such, but the. I. BEGINNING OF HISTORIC FREEMASONRY 1 II. MASONIC BEGINNINGS IN AMERICA 6 Earliest Provincial Grand Masters in America. Price and His Successors. Earliest and Duly Constituted Lodges in North America. III. MASONIC BEGINNINGS IN COLONIAL NEW YORK 18 Daniel Coxe (18). The Coxe Deputation (23). Richard Riggs and Francis Goelet (25). File Size: 6MB.