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- Date: Wed, 7 Apr 2004 17:18:24 -0400 (EDT)
Name:: Herbert Merrick
Location:: Lansing KS USA
Lodge:: Hancock 311, Forsyth 546, Solomon 822
Office:: Master Hancock 311
RQFC-topic: Daniel Hall Boughton
RQFC Details: Early 20th century military Mason. COL of Cav. Site by Th. Roosevelt in SAW.
- Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2004 17:02:10 -0400 (EDT)
Name:: Gregory R. Towsley
Location:: Ft. Wayne,IN
Lodge:: Three Rivers Lodge#733
Lodge Loc'n:: Ft. Wayne
Message:: very informative,i will be passing this site along to all my brothers
RQFC-topic: role of freemasonry in the US military
- Date: Tue, 20 Apr 2004 15:43:53 -0400 (EDT)
Name:: Erika vercammen
Location:: Ghent, Belgium
Lodge:: Toren van Babel (Tower of Babel) Droit humain
Lodge Loc'n:: Ghent
RQFC-topic: Origin and links to ancient secret rites and world literature
RQFC Details: Possible roots in Sumerian literature (Gilgamesh!),Persian religion (Mithras!), Egyptian culture (Hermes Trismegistos!)and Greek myths and Orphic mysteries, Arthurian cycle (Gawain and the Green knight!), Templars (Parcival!)neoplatonic Italian revival in the 16th (Giordano Bruno!)and Rosicrucian influences in the 17th century.
- Date: Thu, 22 Apr 2004 00:32:20 -0400 (EDT)
Location:: buffalo, ny usa
RQFC-topic: the word CRICLE No. 2
RQFC Details: mysterious grave on family plot (of approx 30 graves)known to be masons are the words "cricle no 2" perhaps a mispelling of the word Circle? baby has no LAST name; where do i go from here?
- Date: Sat, 24 Apr 2004 11:54:53 -0400 (EDT)
Name:: Nathaniel Brady
Location:: Martinsburg WV.
Lodge Loc'n:: Sherpardstown
Message:: I would like information about the third degree.
RQFC-topic: Prince Hall Masonry
- Date: Sun, 25 Apr 2004 12:39:16 -0400 (EDT)
Name:: Janice Zager
Location:: Detroit, Michigan
Message:: I would like to know what cube is on the keystone (ie: tetra)?
RQFC-topic: Great pyramid of Giza
- Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2004 10:12:59 -0400 (EDT)
Name:: Dean Paquette
Location:: Ellsworth, Me.
RQFC-topic: The enfluence of freemasonary on Haydn's musical works. ( The creation)
RQFC Details: Just looking for info.
- Date: Mon, 3 May 2004 20:38:44 -0400 (EDT)
Name:: Mark C. Schnabel
Location:: Calumet, Michigan, USA
Lodge:: Copper Coutry Lodge 135
Lodge Loc'n:: Hancock, Michigan
Office:: Senior Deacon
Message:: Very interesting site. I am new to Freemasonry and would love to hear from other Master Masons.
RQFC Details: I have been appointed the Educational Officer and would like some info concerning Freemasonry.
- Date: Sun, 9 May 2004 15:06:09 -0400 (EDT)
Name:: Larry A. Moore
Location:: Mesa, AZ, USA
RQFC-topic: Oliver H. Moore
RQFC Details: Oliver H. Moore (1841-1886) was my greatgrandfather. I believe he was a freemason in the Tupelo, Mississippi area up to his death January 29,1886. I am doing a search of my family history and would appreciate any information about him that is available.
- Date: Mon, 10 May 2004 14:59:57 -0400 (EDT)
Name:: Raymond M. Davis, Jr.
Location:: Alachua, Florida, USA
Lodge:: Gainesville Lodge #41 F&AM
Lodge Loc'n:: Gainesville, Florida
Office:: Past Master, Chaplain + more
RQFC-topic: History of Buckhead, GA., (Morgan County)
RQFC Details: I am interested in the history of the Buckhead, GA. lodge located in Morgan County, about 7 miles from Madison. Also the Past masters. Especially my Grandfather, George Washington Davis, who passed away in 1943.
- Date: Mon, 17 May 2004 08:35:43 -0400 (EDT)
Name:: Raúl CALANDRIA
Location:: Montevideo, URUGUAY
Lodge:: Gabriel Perez Nº 116
Lodge Loc'n:: Montevideo, URUGUAY
Message:: I try to keep in contact with so many masons around the world, if you like send me an e-mail and i will try to contact you. OK
RQFC Details: Rito escocés antiguo y aceptado.
- Date: Wed, 19 May 2004 16:00:49 -0400 (EDT)
Name:: Charles E. Jones
Lodge:: king Solomon #52 A.F.&A.M.
Lodge Loc'n:: Lancaster,Pa
Office:: Senior Warden
RQFC-topic: Lodge of Perfection
RQFC Details: Where to send for one and picture 's
- Date: Mon, 24 May 2004 11:39:14 -0400 (EDT)
Name:: gaye fontoura
RQFC-topic: find info uncle a knights templar deceased
RQFC Details: would like list from 1920's or 30's showing Robert Hunter's name. From Glascow then to Minnesota
- Date: Wed, 26 May 2004 07:29:28 -0400 (EDT)
Name:: Karim Teja
Location:: Nairobi, Kenya
Lodge:: Lodge of Nairobi No. 7187 EC
Lodge Loc'n:: Nairobi
RQFC-topic: Connections between Sufism & Masonry
RQFC Details: Any or all connections between Sufism and Masonry and in particular initiation linkages
- Date: Wed, 2 Jun 2004 13:02:20 -0400 (EDT)
RQFC-topic: recent history of masons
RQFC Details: masonic culture and activities post WWII.
- Date: Sun, 6 Jun 2004 12:02:03 -0400 (EDT)
Location:: Mt. Pleasant ,SC USA
Lodge:: Fort Moultrie, 428
Lodge Loc'n:: Sullivans Island, SC
Office:: Junior Deacon
RQFC-topic: Third Degree Proficiency
RQFC Details: We have a class right not that is going through the learning of the third degree. I want to know if this used to be mandatory in some lodges.
- Date: Thu, 10 Jun 2004 19:29:58 -0400 (EDT)
Name:: Bob Hart
Location:: Tunkhannock Pa. U.S.A
Lodge:: Temple #248
Lodge Loc'n:: Tunkhannock Pa.
Office:: Junior Warden
RQFC-topic: Canadian Master Mason charge
RQFC Details: Lecture given after the master mason charge
- Date: Tue, 15 Jun 2004 02:18:16 -0400 (EDT)
Name:: Kurt D. Kauffman
Location:: Baltimore, Ohio USA
Lodge:: Baltimore #475
Lodge Loc'n:: Baltimore, Ohio USA
Office:: past master
Message:: nice site
RQFC Details: Looking for the origin of the term "tyler" as applied in Masonry.
- Date: Mon, 21 Jun 2004 16:42:27 -0400 (EDT)
Name:: Rudolph Cherney, Jr.
Location:: Middletown, NJ 07748
Lodge:: Caesarea # 64
Lodge Loc'n:: Keyport, NJ.,
RQFC-topic: The ideals of Free Masonary and the truth of the Catholic Faith are incompatible
RQFC Details: While attending Church this past Subday, I was reading the
bulletin announcements and what appears was: THE MASONIC LODGE-PLEASE BE
AWARE THAT IS IS CONTRARY THE CHURCH LAW TO BE A CAHTOLIC MASON. THE
IDEALS OF THE FREE MASONARY AND THE TRUTH OF THE CATHOLIC FAITH ARE
[Web-master's note: For more about this subject,
see Freemasonry and the Roman Catholic Church
- Date: Sat, 26 Jun 2004 15:47:06 -0400 (EDT)
Location:: st. john's, NL Canada
RQFC-topic: Newfoundland and the Rites
RQFC Details: I have found through discussion with several Masons that there either is no Scottish or York Rite in place in Newfoundland, or they remain unaware of anything beyond the first three degrees of Masonry. I was looking for info pertaining to the "Higher Degrees" in the Rites, particularly the Scottish Rite here in Newfoundland.
- Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2004 05:06:38 -0400 (EDT)
Name:: Angelo C. David, Jr.
Lodge:: Leonard Wood Lodge No. 105
Lodge Loc'n:: Angeles City, Philippines
Office:: District Grand Lecturer
RQFC-topic: Esoteric meaning of the working tools
RQFC Details: I'm doing a research on the esoteric meaning of our working tools and on how said meaning can be applied to our daily lives. If you have any papers on this topic, I would appreciate it very much if you could e mail it me. The said research is for my lectures for Masonic District No. 23. Thank you.