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Anglicanism and Freemasonry


Brotherly Love Recommended in a Sermon Preached before the aAncient and Honourable Society of Free and Accepted Masons, in Christ-Church, Boston, on Wednesday the 27th of December, 1749.
By Charles Brockwell.
Boston: Printed by John Draper, 1750.

A Discourse on Brotherly Love, Preached before the Honorable Fraternity of Free and Accepted Masons, of Zion Lodge, at St. Paul's Chapel, in New-York, on the Festival of St. John the Baptist, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Seventy-seven.
By Samuel Seabury.
New York: H. Gaine, 1777.

A Sermon Preached in Christ-Church, Dover, on Monday, December 27th, 1779 being the Anniversary of St. John the Evangelist at the Request of and before the General Communication of Free and Accepted Masons of the Delaware State.
By Samuel Magaw.
Philadelphia: John Dunlap, in Market-Street, 1779.

A Sermon Preached in Christ-Church, Dover, before the General Communication of Free and Accepted Masons of the Delaware State on Wednesday, December 27th, 1780, being the Anniversary of St. John the Evangelist.
By Samuel Magaw.
Philadelphia: David C. Claypoole, 1781.

A Sermon, Preached before the Grand Lodge, and the Other Lodges of Ancient Free Masons, in New-York, at St. Paul's Chapel on the Anniversary of St. John the Evangelist, 1782.
By Samuel Seabury.
New-York: Robertsons, Mills and Hicks, 1783.

A Sermon, Preached before the Grand Lodge, and the Other Lodges of Ancient Free Masons, in New-York, at St. Paul's Chapel, on the Anniversary of St. John, Baptist, 1783.
By Charles Inglis.
New-York: Printed by Robertsons, Mills and Hicks, 1783.

A Sermon, Delivered at Newburgh, on Thursday the Twenty-fourth day of June, being the Festival of St. John the Baptist, before the Fraternity of Lodge No. 18, of Free and Accepted Masons.
By George H. Spierin.
Goshen, New York: Mandeville & Westcott, 1790.

A Discourse Delivered in St. James' Church, in New-London, on Tuesday the 23d of December, 1794 before an Assembly of Free and Accepted Masons, Convened for the Purpose of Installing a Lodge in That City.
By Samuel Seabury.
New London, Connecticut: Printed by S. Green, 1795.

A Discourse Delivered before an Assembly of Free and Accepted Masons Convened for the Purpose of Installing a Lodge in the City of Norwich, in Connecticut, on the Festival of St. John the Baptist, 1795.
By Samuel Seabury.
Norwich, Connecticut: John Sterry, 1795.

An Oration, Delivered before the Right Worshipful Master, Wardens and Brethren of St. Peter's Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons, at the Episcopal Church in Newburyport on the Festival of St. John the Baptist; June 24, 5796.
By Thomas W. Hooper.
Newburyport, Massachusetts: By Bros. Blunt and March, [1796].

A Sermon, Preached in St. George's Church, in Hempstead, on the 24th June, 1801; before an Assembly of Free and Accepted Masons, Convened for the Purpose of Celebrating the Festival of St. John the Baptist.
By Seth Hart.
Brooklyn: Printed by Thomas Kirk, 1801.

Masonic and Social Address as Pronounced before the Most Worshipful Thomas Thompson Who Attended the Laying of the Corner Stone of St. John's Episcopal Church in Ample Form on the 24th of June, 1807.
By George Richards.
Portsmouth, New Hampshire: From the Press of William Treadwell, 1807.

In Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania: Grand General Communication, St. John's Day, Philadelphia, Saturday 24th June, A.L. 5809.
By James Milnor.
Philadelphia: John Sweeney, 1809.

Oration on Masonry, Delivered at St. John's Church, in the City of Philadelphia, at the Request of the Right Worshipful Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania, on St. John's Day, June 24, 1811 to which is prefixed an Account of the Procession, and of the Ceremonies Attending the Consecration and Dedication of the New Masonic Hall.
By James Milnor.
Philadelphia: J. Maxwell, 1811.

Christianity and Masonry Reconciled: A Sermon Preached before the Right Worshipful Grand Master, Officers and Members of the Grand Lodge of Ohio, in Chillicothe and Also before the Most Excellent Grand Chapter of the Same State, in Columbus.
By Philander Chase.
Columbus, Ohio: Printed by Ezra Griswold, Jun., 1818.

An Apology for the Freemasons; Respectfully Submitted to the Consideration of Those Clergymen Who Doubt the Propriety of Allowing the Use of Their Churches for Masonic Celebrations.
By George Oliver.
London: Richard Spencer, 1846.

Oration on the Relationship between Masonry & Christianity, delivered at the Centennial Celebration of St. John's Lodge No. 3 of F. & A.M., Bridgeport, Conn., Feb. 12, 1862; together with an Account of the Celebration, list of Past Masters of the Lodge &c.
By Ferdinand Cartwright Ewer.
New-York: F. Hart & Co., 1862.

The Stability of Freemasonry: An Address Delivered on the Occasion of the Installation of the Officers of Metropolitan Lodge No. 273, F. & A. M., New York City, on December 28, 1865.
By Ferdinand Cartwright Ewer.
New York: H. Croker, Jr., Printer, 1866.

Address by the Bishop of Iowa, at the Laying of the Corner-stone of the Masonic Library Building, at Cedar Rapids, Iowa, May 7th, 1884.
By William Stevens Perry.

The Aim and Spirit of Freemasonry: A Sermon Preached at Worcester Cathedral, Aug. 28th, 1884 on the Occasion of the Annual Festival of the Provincial Grand Lodge of Worcestershire.
By Arthur P Purey-Cust.
London: Simpkin, Marshall; York: John Sampson, 1884.

Programme of Arrangements to Be Observed on the Occasion of Laying the Corner-stone of Christ Church (Protestant Episcopal), Wednesday, September 17th, 1884 at 5 O'clock P.M. under the auspices of Richmond Randolph Lodge No. 19 A.F. & A.M. Assisted by Henrico Union Lodge No. 130, A.F. & A.M. under Escort of Richmond Commandery No. 2.
[Richmond: , 1884]

Sermon to the Members of Aurora Grata Lodge of Perfection, Aurora Grata Council of Princes, Aurora Grata Chapter of Rose Croix. Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite, Northern Masonic Jurisdiction, U.S.A. Valley of Brooklyn, N.Y.
By Warren C. Hubbard.
New York: Nathan Lane's Sons, 1888.

Address Delivered at the 100th Anniversary of the Blazing Star Lodge, Concord, New Hampshire.
By Henry Codman Potter.
Typewritten address, c. 1899.

Bishop Potter's Address as Taken from the Proceedings of the Grand Chapter of the State of New York.
By Henry Codman Potter.
No place: no publisher, 1903.

Christian Masonry: A Sermon Preached to Assembled Knights Templar in the Church of the Transfiguration, New York, on Ascension Day May 28th, 1908.
By George Roe Van de Water.
New York, 1908.

Freemasonry and the Church.
By Frederic C. Morehouse.
Reprinted from The Living Church, August 20, 1910.
Milwaukee: The Young Churchman, n.d.

The Truth about Freemasonry: A Sermon Preached by invitation of the Naphthali Lodge, No. 752, No. F. and A. M., to them and many Invited Masons, Sunday evening, November 26, 1911, at St. Andrew's Church, by Its Rector.
By the Right Honorable George R. Van De Water, D.D. Grand Chaplain of the Grand Lodge of the State of New York.
New York: no publisher, 1911.

The Plumb Line: A Sermon by the Rev. George R. Van de Water, D.D. Grand Chaplain of the Grand Lodge, F. & A. M. of the State of New York. Preached in St. Andrew's Church on Sunday Evening, December 1st, 1912.
New York: no publisher, 1912.

A Man and a Mason: A Sermon Preached to Masons and Their Friends at a Service in St. Andrew's Church, New York, on St. Andrew's Day, November 30th, 1913.
By George Roe Van De Water.
New York: 1914.

The Latent Power of Masonry: A Sermon Preached to Masons and Their Friends in St. Andrew's Church, New York November 29th, 1914.
By George Roe Van De Water.
New York: 1914.

Masonry and War: A Sermon Preached to Masons and Their Friends at a Service at St. Andrew's Church, New York, on Sunday, December 3, 1916.
By George Roe Van de Water.
New York: 1916.

The Attitude of the Church to the Suqe.
By Walter John Durrad.
Melanesian Mission, Occasional Papers No. 1.
Printed at the Melanesian Mission Press, Norfolk Island, 1920.

Laying of the Cornerstone of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Norfolk, Virginia, Myron B. Marshall, Rector. Wednesday, June 30, 1920. By Owen Lodge no. 164, J.J. O'Reilly, Presiding.
Norfolk, Virginia: Dunbar Print, 1920.

The Cathedral of St. John the Divine.
From Masonic World, volume two, number two, March, 1925.

Freemasonry and the Church of England Reconciled, or, The Apologia of a Craft Conscious Bishop.
By Jubelum.
Britons Pub. Society, 1951.

A Service of Thanksgiving Marking the One Hundred Seventy-Fifth Anniversary of the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of the State of New York. April 29, 1956. The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine. [PDF]

Freemasonry--A Way of Salvation?
By John Lawrence.
Bramcote, Notts.: Grove Books, 1985.

Freemasonry and Christianity.
London: Church House Pub., 1987.

Priest and Freemason: The Life of George Oliver.
By R. S. E. Sandbach.
Wellingborough: Aquarian Press, 1988.


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