Daniel Coxe

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Colonel Daniel Coxe AKA Daniel Coxe Jr.

England /America 1673 - 1730

Comments: appointed by the Duke of Norfolk as Provincial Grand Master of Freemasons for the provinces of New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, but died before he had chartered any lodges; Freemason; governor of West Jersey from 1687-1688 and 1689-1692;


Teachers: James Anderson; William Preston; Thomas Smith Webb; his father Dr. Daniel Coxe II, physician to the King and Queen, received a Land Grant for a large part of America;

Students: all American Freemasons;

Friends: Samuel Pepys

Organizations: Freemasonry in England, Lodge # 8 at Devil's Tavern, London and America; Royal Society; Royal College of Physicians ;

Author: A Description of the English Province of Carolana, by the Spaniards Call’d Florida, and by the French, La Louisiane, and also of the Great and Famous River Meschacebe, or Missisipi


Resources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daniel_Coxe; http://hsp.org/sites/default/files/legacy_files/migrated/findingaid3008coxe.pdf