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2nd Quarter, 2003

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  1. Date: Wed, 2 Apr 2003 13:05:55 -0500 (EST)
    Name:: Emmanuel Neal
    E-mail:: mm3572003@yahoo.com
    Location:: Indianapolis, IN
    Lodge:: Genesis Lodge #1
    Lodge Loc'n:: Indianapolis, IN
    Message:: Greetings Brethren. First, thank you to the author(s) of this site. I'm always seeking the truth and it's good to know that there is a resource that I can examine and evaluate against what I've previously learned or unlearned. I am interested in meeting brothers and visiting lodges in other places as I travel fairly often. If you wouldn't mind extending an invitation to me so that I would have a point of contact, it would be most appreciated. Thanx in advance. w/Fraternal Blessings Bro. Neal FAAYM
    RQFC-topic: all things masonic
    RQFC Details: as an African-American, many of us don't know the truth and believe the New World Order and satanic misinformation that abounds. I myself was uncertain as to the link b/t masonry and the NWO before being entered. I've been researching as evident that I came upon this site. Any other info. you can share would be appreciated.

  2. Date: Mon, 7 Apr 2003 23:13:40 -0400 (EDT)
    Name:: Paul Long
    E-mail:: trthseekr@yahoo.com
    Location:: Hendersonville, NC, USA
    Message:: Great site, loved all the information!
    RQFC-topic: History of Rites and Symbols of Freemasonry
    RQFC Details: I am needing help as soon as possible about the history behind any rites and symbols that I can discuss with non-masons. I am currently a college student at Blue Ridge Community College in Flat Rock, NC, and this is for a research paper that I am doing for my english class. Although I am not a Mason (yet), I am very interested in joining as soon as I get the money. Please help as soon as you can. Thank you very much for your time.

  3. Date: Wed, 9 Apr 2003 12:25:25 -0400 (EDT)
    Name:: Gord Andrews
    E-mail:: gqd@hotmail.com
    Location:: Nelson, BC, Canada
    Lodge:: Granite #154
    Lodge Loc'n:: Nelson BC Canada
    Office:: Treasurer
    Message:: Father and two grandfathers were Masons. I was a DeMolay. Raised at age 54.
    RQFC-topic: toasts
    RQFC Details: Interest in toasts - samples, history, and correlation with geographic location and branch of ritual used.

  4. Date: Sun, 13 Apr 2003 19:40:28 -0400 (EDT)
    Name:: James Darlin Parmiter
    E-mail:: nanjim@rcn.com
    Location:: Springfield PA
    Lodge:: West Chester Lodge No. 322
    Lodge Loc'n:: West Chester PA
    Office:: Pursuivant
    Message:: I pursue my family Masonic genealogy (Parmiter/Parmenter/Parmentier) and I collect Masonic philatelic material, especially relating to George Washington. I would enjoy corresponding with anyone who may pursue similar interests.
    RQFC-topic: Masonic Philately
    RQFC Details: I collect Masonic stamps, First day Covers, Commemorative Covers of famous Masons and Masonic events, and related material from around the world. I am a member of the George Washington Masonic Stamp Club, the Masonic Stamp Collectors'Club of New York and the Masonic Study Unit of the American Topical Society. I seek international correspondence from other collectors for exchange of information and procurement of philatelic material.

  5. Date: Wed, 16 Apr 2003 02:27:01 -0400 (EDT)
    Name:: Steven Shaum
    E-mail:: msimpl@aol.com
    Location:: Springfield. Missouri
    Lodge:: A:.F:.A:.M:. #345
    Lodge Loc'n:: Fridley, Minnesota

    RQFC-topic: Machiavelli

  6. Date: Thu, 17 Apr 2003 08:23:41 -0400 (EDT)
    Name:: Dave Kennedy
    E-mail:: piper@iafrica.com
    Location:: Boksburg, South Africa
    Lodge:: East Rand Scots 1093 s.c.
    Lodge Loc'n:: Boksburg North, South Africa
    Office:: Right Worshipful Master

    RQFC-topic: Marquis of Lorne Lodge in the Year 1875
    RQFC Details: I am trying to find the history of a silver square in possesion of our Lodge which is inscribed: Presented to PGP Stanton by the Bro's of the Marquis of Lorne Lodge as a mark of respect 16th August 1875. I do not know what constitution the Lodge belonged to or if it is still in existence, I would appreciate any help.

  7. Date: Fri, 18 Apr 2003 15:56:53 -0400 (EDT)
    Name:: Bro Robert Lawrence
    E-mail:: thelawrences@freemail.absa.co.za
    Location:: south africa
    Lodge:: Alfred Jones 1710 sc
    Lodge Loc'n:: kempton park
    Office:: PM/Secretary
    Message:: fraternal greetings from South Africa
    RQFC-topic: landmarks of the order
    RQFC Details: looking for any old lectures on this important subject

  8. Date: Sat, 19 Apr 2003 21:19:06 -0400 (EDT)
    Name:: Thomas J Striegel
    E-mail:: tmsjmz@msn.com
    Location:: Phoenix Az USA
    Lodge Loc'n:: Rapid City SD
    Message:: Requesting membership guidlines; supporters; contacts...
    RQFC-topic: answers...
    RQFC Details: on the eternal quest for knowledge!

  9. Date: Sat, 26 Apr 2003 03:21:19 -0400 (EDT)
    Name:: massimo misefari
    E-mail:: mmisefa@tin.it
    Location:: reggio calabria (Italy)
    Lodge:: Gran Loggia Regolare d'Italia
    Lodge Loc'n:: IBIS n.98 Reggio Calabria (Italy)
    Office:: exM.V.
    Message:: I wish to write about j.Fichte and "lessons about freemasonry" where i can foud informatios about letter's exchange between Fessler and Fichte? tank you
    RQFC-topic: fichtej.
    RQFC Details: I wrote a little book(about 90 pag) on J.Fichte mason but in Italian language.

  10. Date: Tue, 29 Apr 2003 22:59:42 -0400 (EDT)
    Name:: Gregory Khan
    E-mail:: evestonuni@cwjamaica.com
    Location:: Kingston, Jamaica
    Lodge:: The Glenlyon Lodge #346 SC
    Lodge Loc'n:: Kingston, Jamaica
    Office:: WJW

    RQFC-topic: Ladies night
    RQFC Details: My Lodge will shortly be holding it's Annual Ladies Night.We wish to do this a little differently and are looking for ideas.I also need information on The Origins and History Of Ladies Night.

  11. Date: Wed, 30 Apr 2003 07:37:36 -0400 (EDT)
    Name:: W.Br Jesse Riley (PM)
    E-mail:: horridge23@aol.com
    Location:: Bury,Lancasire UK
    Lodge:: Papyrean 5771 & associatioin of Masonic Rsarch
    Lodge Loc'n:: Bury, UK.
    Office:: Senior Deacon
    Message:: Fratrnal Greetings and Best Wishes from Papyrean Lodge & Association of Masonic Research is an ex paper makers Lodge. In the province of East Lancashire. I am interested in Military Lodges attached to British Regiments, I am also preparing a paper on Masonry in the American Civil War, any info or documentation would be well recieved
    RQFC-topic: Military Lodges of UK Regiments &Services
    RQFC Details: Anyinformation concerning, the Lancashire Fusiliers, the Manchester Regiment and the Cheshire Regiment both masonic and non masonic info wanted.

  12. Date: Sun, 4 May 2003 09:48:15 -0400 (EDT)
    Name:: mark harris
    E-mail:: mark_what@yahoo.com
    Location:: mcewen,Tn usa
    Lodge:: mcewen 525
    Lodge Loc'n:: mcewen

    RQFC-topic: the order of the essing
    RQFC Details: well I am looking up any info for a brother and he does not remeber if this is how it is spelled. any info on this order would be a help.

  13. Date: Wed, 14 May 2003 02:02:48 -0400 (EDT)
    Name:: hall
    E-mail:: renoir@alaska.net
    Location:: Juneau, Ak

    RQFC-topic: Linus Peck Masonic painting
    RQFC Details: I am researching Linus Peck, died 1852 of New York and am hoping to find out which lodge he belonged to. His beautiful handpainted silk with Masonic symbols has been found in the Masonic Temple here.

  14. Date: Wed, 14 May 2003 12:00:44 -0400 (EDT)
    Name:: Gwen Reese
    E-mail:: HWCM@bellsouth.net
    Location:: Hendersonville, NC, USA

    RQFC-topic: The National Council Junior Order United American Mechanics
    RQFC Details: Certificate #124497 in name of Ernest L. Lancaster. Lancaster is deceased and we represent the estate.

  15. Date: Fri, 16 May 2003 22:56:23 -0400 (EDT)
    Name:: Robert V. Van Trees
    E-mail:: vntrz@graphtronics.net
    Location:: Fairborn, OH USA
    Lodge:: F&AM 0539
    Lodge Loc'n:: Fort Recovery, Ohio
    Message:: Now 85, for years I have researched the Blue Jacket legend and proved this Shawnee War Chief was not a white man named Marmaduke Van Swearingen. The chief's grandson, Rev. Charles Bluejacket was a Mason raised ca 1867 probably in Oklahoma. Can anyone provide additional info re this Mason's lodge in OK? Or perhaps if Thomas Jefferson Larsh was one of his sponsors? His 7sth generation grandson, M/Sgt. Donald Eugene Bluejacket was a WWII friend of mine who had a son, Mike, I am attempting to locate. Any help will be appreciated. Thanks.
    RQFC-topic: Rev. Charles Bluejacket, an OK Mason
    RQFC Details: Trying to identify birthplace of MSgt Donald E. Bluejacket, born (Nov.10,1923, died July 16,1963) son of Michael Bluejacket and Myra Eunice(maiden name unknown but needed). Donald enlisted Dec. 27, 1941. Son, "Mike" born in Chicago, IL Jan. 1, 1956.

  16. Date: Sat, 24 May 2003 01:28:19 -0400 (EDT)
    Name:: Vishwanath Pulle
    E-mail:: vrpulle@microbyte.plus.com
    Location:: Kilbarchan,Scotland,UK
    Lodge:: Carville,2497,England
    Lodge Loc'n:: Newcastle-on-Tyne,UK
    Office:: J Deacon

    RQFC-topic: General history of rituals
    RQFC Details: Quite new in the field. Making a collection for a bibiography at this moment

  17. Date: Sat, 24 May 2003 09:14:43 -0400 (EDT)
    Name:: Osvaldo de Queiroz
    E-mail:: odequeiroz@bol.com.br
    Location:: Sao Paulo , SP, BRAZIL
    Lodge:: Mal. Deodoro da Fonseca # 53
    Lodge Loc'n:: Sao Paulo, SP , BRAZIL
    Office:: Grande Loja do Est. de S. Paulo
    Message:: Sou Past Master de minha Loja e como tal e em nome dos demais Irmaos,Quero parabenizar pela excelente página sobre maçonaria que acabo de encontrar neste site. ( I send a message in portuguese, to explain clearly all my satisfction. FRATERNAL GREETINGS
    RQFC-topic: Freemasinry's anciente roots

  18. Date: Sun, 25 May 2003 21:03:26 -0400 (EDT)
    Name:: michael longmire
    E-mail:: michael.longmire
    Location:: arlington,va
    Message:: just stumbled into this site while looking for info about my father. will come back later for more insight.
    RQFC-topic: members directory
    RQFC Details: wuold like to know if my father or grandfather were members. my father's name is daniel quinton longmire - marrietta, ga. my grandfather, james j. konkel, lived in milwaukee, wisconsin for many years and for some time in alexandria very near to the g.w. temple. he finished his career at the pentagon, had a brother named joe who is a priest. that's all i have for pertinent info other than they are now deceased. thanks for any help on this matter

  19. Date: Mon, 26 May 2003 22:05:46 -0400 (EDT)
    Name:: R:W: David G. Allen
    E-mail:: dabaclny@westelcom.com
    Location:: Cranberry Lake N.Y. U.S.A.
    Lodge:: Mt. Arab # 847
    Lodge Loc'n:: Tupper Lake N.Y. U.S.A.
    Office:: Senior Deacon
    Message:: Looking for our Traveling Gavel that left us 3 or 4 years ago. Comes complete with case and return cards. If you have seen this item or know of it's wearabouts, possibly in the New England States, please contact me.
    RQFC-topic: Location of Mt.Arab #847 Traveling Gavel
    RQFC Details: Somewhere in the New England States. Please contact me if you Know of it's wereabouts or have heard of it. R;W; David G. Allen dabaclny@westelcom.com

  20. Date: Tue, 27 May 2003 05:49:48 -0400 (EDT)
    Name:: Jong Soo, Kim
    E-mail:: hl5umo@hotmail.com
    Location:: Pusan, S. Korea
    Lodge:: 1675
    Lodge Loc'n:: Pusan, S. Korea
    Office:: None at the moment
    Message:: A new MM, it is my honor and previelge to become a member of this greatest fraternity in the world. Thank God.
    RQFC-topic: pins of Masons
    RQFC Details: I like to collect various kinds of Masonic pins.

  21. Date: Fri, 6 Jun 2003 11:20:37 -0400 (EDT)
    Name:: Billie Brown
    E-mail:: WBrown6705@aol.com
    Location:: USA, CA
    Message:: My Grandfather was a Mason in OK: John M. Lyons. My mother was always proud of that, I hope to find his record somehow.
    RQFC-topic: Finding my grandfather's records
    RQFC Details: He was living in OK, and his name was John M. Lyons. My search has not shown more details except in the 1898 he lived in Durwood, Murry Co., I.T. OK

  22. Date: Wed, 18 Jun 2003 11:06:35 -0400 (EDT)
    Name:: Ill.bro Ketter
    E-mail:: broketter@aol.com
    Location:: norfolk va
    Lodge:: KnigtsOf the East
    Lodge Loc'n:: NORFOLK VA
    Office:: SENIOR WARDEN
    Message:: THIS IS A VERY HELP FULF SITE
    RQFC-topic: 32ND DEGREE INITION
    RQFC Details: I'M LOOKING FOR A SIMPLIFIED VERSION OF THE 32ND DEGREE INIATION IF ANYONE HAS SOME INFOR PLEASE POINT ME IN THE RIGT DIRECTION

  23. Date: Wed, 18 Jun 2003 19:36:10 -0400 (EDT)
    Name:: Latricia
    E-mail:: gmasplace@msn.com
    Location:: las vegas,nv usa
    Message:: im not a mason but a stamp collector, i have discovered that i have several documents re:freemasons of so carolina, also corr.from many businesses linking to lodge 138 range 1885-1903 many with seals and ink stamps all in covers worth a lot not sure what to do with doc. would appriciate any info
    RQFC-topic: documents with seals
    RQFC Details: have emboss seals of congress, secretary, and m.m

  24. Date: Sun, 22 Jun 2003 11:03:08 -0400 (EDT)
    Name:: Wm. Kelly Rowden, W.M.
    E-mail:: wkrowden@yahoo.com
    Location:: Willcox, AZ, USA
    Lodge:: Willcox #10
    Lodge Loc'n:: Willcox, AZ
    Office:: Worshipful Master
    Message:: I'm looking for information regarding links between Masons and Mormons.
    RQFC-topic: Masons and Mormons
    RQFC Details: see above

  25. Date: Tue, 24 Jun 2003 14:19:28 -0400 (EDT)
    Name:: Eddie Marshall, Jr.
    E-mail:: marshalleddie2003@yahoo.com
    Location:: Swansea,IL
    Message:: How can I obtain a copy of the 1723 and 1738 Constitutions written by Anderson?
    RQFC-topic: The great Masonic Revolution of 1717