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The Masonic Minute

Featuring Worshipful Brother Gerald


Richard J Gatling


Share this video Brother Richard J Gatling was born in Hertford County North Carolina, September 12 in 1815. He studied medicine however he did not practice as a physician. In the early 1860’s he was involved with his father in inventing farm machinery. One of the first being a machine for sewing cotton seed and then a machine for thinning cotton plants. He is probably best known for his repeating guns. The very first was made in 1862. TO follow this a dozen guns where made and used in struggles in virginia. In 1865 he produced an even more effective gun, this was adopted by the united states army. The guns were made in austria and england. the early versions fired 250 rounds per minute and improved later versions an incredible 3000 rounds per minute. Brother gatling was a member of center lodge number 23 in indianapolis indiana. He left this world in 1903 at the age of 85 years. Dr. William Wescott Alexander Pope Profane Hale, Hail & Hele Cowan Beehive Apron 1717 Corn, Wine, & Oil James Anderson Ancients & Moderns Unite Paul Revere Geometry To Be One Ask One The Ancients Royal Masonic Hospital Anthony Sayer Eavesdropper Freemasons Hall The Cubit The Regius Manuscript Elias Ashmole Christopher Wren William Preston The 3rd Degree Acacia Cable Tow Ritual Secrets Altar Dispensation Demit Balloting Proficiency Erasure Desaguliers Dermott Blue Lodge of Antiquity Worshipful Warden Installation Anti Masonic Movement Transparency Tracing Boards Masonic Education Gould Rod Robert Peary Working Tools Constitution Free Lewis Royal Arch Norman Peale Audie Murphy Leland Stanford Arthur Conan Doyle Lord Chesterfield Lewis Wallace Pierre LEnfant Arthur Wellesley Robert Service William Gilbert Wolfgang Mozart Joseph Kippling John Brown John Coustos Harry Carr Alexander Fleming Ernest Shackleton John Phillip Sousa Melvin Jones James Hoban Richard Gatling Thomas Lipton Harry Truman Albert Mackey David Wooster Sir Robert George Richard J Gatling King George VI Irving Berlin James Doolittle Tommy Douglas Cy Young Louie Tschoudy
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