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Requests for Correspondence

4th Quarter, 2007

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  1. Date: Wed, 3 Oct 2007 19:06:00 -0400
    Name:: Rob Camann
    E-mail:: rob@sammechanical.com
    Location:: Manchester NH USA
    Message:: Hello, my name is Rob Camann, and I have been interested in becoming a Mason for a while now. Thank you.
    RQFC-topic: To better understand
    RQFC Details: Interested in joining doing research to try and realize what it means to be a Mason.

  2. Date: Fri, 5 Oct 2007 21:31:31 -0400
    Name:: cecil mcgee
    E-mail:: daydreamer1948@hotmail.com
    Location:: bronson florida USA

    RQFC-topic: Information on a former member
    RQFC Details: I am a collector of pocket watches,and I recently purchased an antique pocket watch which has a masonic emblem on the rear cover. The watch dates to the late 19th century,around 1890,and has the name Allen T Speelman,engraved inside. I would like to know about Mr. Speelman,if you have records. Just for my own curiosity. Thank you,Cecil

  3. Date: Tue, 9 Oct 2007 22:36:31 -0400
    Name:: Travis Wells
    E-mail:: traviswells26@hotmail.com
    Location:: Phoenix
    Message:: I need help about masons Doing report for school need to know more about Jazz musician Duke Ellington role in the Masons.
    [Webmaster's note:For a start, see ../Essays/jazz-masonry.html]
    RQFC-topic: Jazz musicians
    RQFC Details: need to know what they did for the freemason and what the free masons did for them. An there rank as free masons.

  4. Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2007 07:21:42 -0400
    Name:: Warren Frost
    E-mail:: wrrnfrst@yahoo.com
    Location:: Cape Town, South Africa.
    Lodge:: Metropolitan Lodge No 2538, EC.
    Lodge Loc'n:: Cape Town, South Africa.
    Office:: Junior Warden

    RQFC-topic: The Kabbalah and Freemasonry
    RQFC Details: I am working on a paper about the possible influences of the Kabbalah on (early) Speculative Freemasonry (Craft and Royal Arch, English Constitution, main emphasis)and also the possible influences that Freemasonry has had on the Cabalah and the Qabala, more recently. I would appreciate your constructive thoughts and comments in this regard.

  5. Date: Tue, 6 Nov 2007 00:56:44 -0500
    Name:: Bryon Nelson
    E-mail:: tbnelson@quixnet.net
    Location:: Thunder Bay, On, Canada
    Lodge:: Thunder Bay lodge #618
    Lodge Loc'n:: Thunder Bay, On, Canada
    Office:: W.M. / P.M.

    RQFC-topic: Everything on masonry
    RQFC Details: looking for any members of Shamrock & thistle lodge in glasglow scotland

  6. Date: Tue, 6 Nov 2007 00:56:44 -0500
    Name:: Bryon Nelson
    E-mail:: tbnelson@quixnet.net
    Location:: Thunder Bay, On, Canada
    Lodge:: Thunder Bay lodge #618
    Lodge Loc'n:: Thunder Bay, On, Canada
    Office:: W.M. / P.M.

    RQFC-topic: Everything on masonry
    RQFC Details: looking for any members of Shamrock & thistle lodge in glasglow scotland

  7. Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2007 09:19:06 -0500
    Name:: Angel Diaz
    E-mail:: sk8king714@hotmail.com
    Location:: Austin, TX, USA
    Lodge:: Roger hughes lodge#624
    Lodge Loc'n:: austin ,tx,
    Office:: w.m. aron jones

    RQFC-topic: knights templar
    RQFC Details: how important was their role during the holy crusade.

  8. Date: Thu, 6 Dec 2007 18:28:55 -0500
    Name:: H. Fred Smith P.M.
    E-mail:: PMFS325@aol.com
    Location:: Bristol, IN 46507
    Lodge:: George Washington 325
    Lodge Loc'n:: Bristol, IN
    Office:: Secretary

    RQFC-topic: Feast of Saints John
    RQFC Details: Information on the seven toasts

  9. Date: Fri, 7 Dec 2007 11:42:00 -0500
    Name:: Michel L. Brodsky
    E-mail:: mb00@skynet.be
    Location:: Braine le Chateau Belgium
    Lodge:: La Parfaite Fraternit N 20
    Lodge Loc'n:: Mons Belgium
    Office:: PM and Orator
    Message:: Also PM of Quatuor Coronati Lodge 2076 EC and PAGDC in England
    RQFC-topic: English and French masonry 18century
    RQFC Details: The social evolution of freemasonry home and abroad

  10. Date: Fri, 7 Dec 2007 14:12:46 -0500
    Name:: Charles
    E-mail:: currycm1@aol.com
    Location:: Atlanta, GA, USA
    Message:: I am doing research on historic structures in the Ben Hill section of Atlanta. It would appear that besides the Mt. Gilead United Methodist Church on Fairburn Road, erected in 1824, The Ben Hill Lodge F& AM on Campbellton Road is the second oldest in the community. I would like to know as much about the building as possible and whether there is an interest in having it renovated and listed in the Register of Historic Places.
    RQFC-topic: Ben Hill Lodge 674 F& AM
    RQFC Details: I am doing research on historic structures in the Ben Hill section of Atlanta. It would appear that besides the Mt. Gilead United Methodist Church on Fairburn Road, erected in 1824, The Ben Hill Lodge F& AM on Campbellton Road is the second oldest in the community. I would like to know as much about the building as possible and whether there is an interest in having it renovated and listed in the Register of Historic Places.

  11. Date: Mon, 10 Dec 2007 18:20:40 -0500
    Name:: Stephanie
    E-mail:: peaches72483@yahoo.com
    Location:: simi valley, California
    Message:: Merry Christmas.
    RQFC-topic: History of
    RQFC Details: I would like to understand were The Freemasonry originated, and were they stand today.

  12. Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2007 13:41:19 -0500
    Name:: Norberto Hernandez
    E-mail:: norbertoh6@aol.com
    Location:: Hatillo, PR, USA
    Lodge:: Tanama#2
    Lodge Loc'n:: Arecibo, PR
    Office:: Senior Warden
    Message:: Greetings my brothers, I would like to have correspondence with other brothers. My phone number is 787-385-8703. Norberto.: Master Mason 32
    RQFC-topic: The Real Origin of Free Masonry
    RQFC Details: Iam a Shriner, Knight Templar. RAM, C.M., National Soujourner, Legion of Honor and an ELK(Steemed Lecturing Knight)