1799.024: Circular Letter to the Masonic Lodges of Virginia.

Published: 1799

Full Title: Richmond, Virginia, February 28--A.L. 5799. Worshipful brother, pursuant to a regulation of the Grand Lodge of Virginia, which confers on me the honorable office of supporting a regular correspondence with the grand lodges established in North-America and Europe, I now do myself the pleasure of addressing to you, for the information of your right worshipful grand lodge , the annexed extracts from the proceedings of our last grand annual communication ...

Author: Freemasons. Grand Lodge of Virginia.

Place Issued: Richmond

Issuing Press: Jones & Dixon

Description: [4 pgs.]; 38 cm. (fol.).


Letter lacks printer credit; John Dixon Jr. was the preferred printer for the Grand Lodge of Virginia from 1791 to 1807; he had been named public printer during the December 1798 Assembly – as trade partner to Meriwether Jones – and so had been temporarily relieved of that duty for the Grand Lodge's annual meeting that same month; but after that Assembly's adjournment, Dixon resumed his responsibilities (see 1799.023), so the attribution here.

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