Hiram Erasmus Butler

The Meeting of Abraham and Melchizedek, Peter Paul Rubens, 1625

The Meeting of Abraham and Melchizedek, Peter Paul Rubens, 1625

Founder of the American branch of the Order of Melchizedek. In 1889, he moved to California and created a mystical center on 260 acres overlooking the American River near Applegate in Placer County. He died in 1916.
(Messengers of Deception, 127)

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