an article about how the Masons started and led the Cuba revolution.)
Another tie in that John Brown had with the occult was his membership in the Rosicrucian Fraternity. He was on their World Council and Council of Three.57a One of his Rosicrucian Fraternity brothers, William Lloyd Garrison, would help him in starting armed revolution to free the slaves. Garrison had joined the american Rosicrucians first, established the American Anti-Slavery Society in 1832, and become a member of the Order of the Rose in England in 1834.57b
THE INNER GROUP OF THE CONSPIRACY FOR BROWN'S REVOLUTION
The secret six which was the inner core of the conspiracy for armed revolution were,
Rev. Thomas Wentworth Higginson Rev. Theodore Parker George Stearns Gerrit Smith
The inner group might better be described as Unitarian than Masonic, because although some were Masons, it is known the group itself consisted of Unitarians. This core group consisted of six men, who in turn can be traced back to the Bird Club. Before giving the history of their plotting, and mentioning the contributions of others, let us examine these six men.
Unitarian Rev. Theodore Parker, was a big reader. His personal library was 12,000 volumes.
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