The Supreme Council, Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite, Southern Jurisdiction, USA (commonly known as the Mother Supreme Council of the World) was the first Supreme Council of Scottish Rite Freemasonry. It claims that all other Supreme Councils and Subordinate Bodies of the Scottish Rite are derived from it. Its official full name is “The Supreme…
The Antients: Laurence Dermott’s “Ahiman Rezon,”
SHORT TALK BULLETIN – Vol. XIII January, 1935 No. 1
These strange words were first used Masonically by Laurence Dermott (1720-
1721) as a title of the Book of Constitutions, printed in 1756, used by the
Ancient Grand Lodge in London.
The Title Page of this Ancient Tome is as
Oil painting by Charles Loring Elliott, 1843 December 29, 1809 – April 2, 1891 Well-known masonic author and composer of the ritual for the concordant body, the Scottish Rite, Southern Jurisdiction, he was elected Sovereign Grand Commander of that body in 1859, an office he held until his death. Appointed Grand Orator of the Grand…