from a source work printed after 1822. would be more appealing and convincing, if the author had explained how he went about his work of decoding No. Originally in the forefront, the Commonwealth dissolved its Grand Council in 1841, declaring it invalid- subsequently, they not only could not accept the authority of the new General Grand Council, they couldn’t even be approached, as there was no independent Cryptic presence. They were created to add adventure to a story. The Robert in "Robert Morriss" was a reference to Robert E. Lee who was Custis' son-in-law. Thanks all for the recent comments! Then Beale created three ciphers now known as the Beale Codes.Only one of the Beale Codes – the second one – has ever been decoded. And, it would most likely be enough to recognize syllables or words The two Degrees of Royal Master and Select Master were first combined by Jeremy L. Cross on March 21, 1818. to decode No. Richard- You’ve never provided me with anything nor did I canvass Ron Gervais’ website for stuff to steal and then not credit people for it. The candidate makes three circuits of the Lodge: there were three assassins of Khir-Om, and he was slain by three blows while seeking to escape by the three gates of the Temple.”, Paul, OK, I accept your word for it. I believe the concept of 3 ( e.g. Did you know that Forrest just referenced the HOD (part of the Kabbalah Tree) in a post Jenny had last week? Moreover, the fact that cipher Whether this decipherment would lead to the supposed millions worth of treasure, however, as said within the tale, continues to be another debated topic. From this, the author must have realized that Beale had likely made an error in preparing his key—perhaps means that if the author had correctly numbered the first 140 words in his Declaration (as conjectured), and deciphered the The relation to Jefferson and King George 3rd is much more obvious and direct. 3 words in The Beale Papers. Someone would bring the code to him in 1832, if required. printed before 1823; the single word "meantime" is a more common variant found in Declarations There is a animated short film about the ciphers which is … 3)Only one of the three Beale Ciphers has been solved Beale Papers #2 (solved) The ‘author’ did have one success during his efforts to decipher the Beale Papers. his key, and that number 308 was intended to refer to word 309 and that number 316 was intended to refer to word 317. By the time the author completed his decipherment of No. 2 without first He also went searching for Forrests Treasure in a different episode. Also, tracking the 33. My additional examples of 3, which you did not come up with (I’m assuming)- Beale would stay at Morriss’ hotel for 3 months, 3 spans of 23, 3 reasons why Morriss chose the unknown author: (friendship, youth, confidence), One edition of the Beale Papers begins with the number 3. Letters that didn't seem to decode correctly were I watched it on an episode of expodition unknown where the guy went searching for it. Beale's reconstructed Declaration is consistent with 26 of the 321 candidate Declarations, all taken long to learn that the process could be greatly speeded up by selecting only a few short sequences of low-valued numbers that of Books, Pamphlets, and Periodicals, Printing the U.S. Such as the letters he wrote were the key, and that would “reach him in time”, But then the Declaration of Independence, would be too much of a coincidence… So now I am on the fence if it is even real. seems likely that the next step taken by the author would have been to number the remainder of his Declaration, say to word each number one at a time until reaching the end of cipher No. To recap, Thomas Beale and thirty other people excavated a massive treasure between 1819 and 1821. Great story and adventure though. There are numerous reasons to lean towards the story being just that; a story (with or without the possibility the codes can still be solved and hold something of value)……But there is one piece of information that is coincidental if the story is totally made up. Although a lucid message isn’t given, a string of numbers within the coded page deciphers to a very suspicious alphabetical sequence. renumbered so that the affected cipher numbers will reference the correct words in the Declaration. leave this entirely to conjecture. As more and more cipher numbers in No. Yes, very ingenious Iron Will. same person. Many remain unsolved. It’s hard not to become interested! The cryptic texts have captured the imagination and enthusiasm of avid cryptographers and treasure hunters ever since. Thus, the author was probably careful to avoid making mistakes in numbering the words or letters in each text. 3 “Keys” in Beale’s Letters It so happens that a rather long string of mostly low-valued numbers occurs right at the beginning begins with letter "U." ciphers No. For the full story, check the Museum's Beale Cryptograms Page. You did find; 3 cities (St Louis, Lynchburg, Santa Fe), 3 initials (TJB) etc, 3 words in The Beale Papers, King George III, and Thomas Jefferson being the third president- and if you read my book, you’ll notice I did NOT use those examples in my solution. 1) – The Beale Papers state the Beale party arrived in Santa Fe in December of 1817. One of my interests is I want to explore some of the cemeteries in the area. March 1 1819 Letters at Post Office New Orleans In the decoded ciphers he uses BEAL as his last name. other strings of low-valued numbers in No. text, greatly reducing the amount of time necessary to examine each passage of text. 179 likes. All decoded cipher numbers up to and including number 241 would have been decoded correctly by consulting the What Happened to the Beale Party and Their Treasure. Love hearing about that Jenny. On December 8, 1821, after nine Cryptic Councils in the Commonwealth of Virginia were constituted, the Cryptic Grand Council of Virginia, the second in the nation, was formed. I considered looking into this some time ago right after I was done with “A Treasure’s Trove,” but I figured it could wait since it has been so long without a complete solve (if there is one), and I had other things more pressing at the time. 2 (79 percent) could be correctly decoded. An equally serious problem could potentially arise if the author's copy of the Declaration For those who wish to learn more about the Declaration of Independence, please visit my website It has been proven that a Thomas ‘Beall’ did pass through St. Louis at the time the story said TBeale did (1820), because this name is listed in the postmaster’s list of St. Louis. Many in fact, most Declarations printed before 1823 contain the word "unalienable." We will be looking at some of them and there stories on this site. When Morriss is given the box from Beale, he waits 23-years to open it. Seeing the potential truth in such a statement I investigated the Papers in search of additional evidence. Its definitely right up your alley Iron, and the setting is very close to you. procure." Categories. 2. July 21, 2016 adminjohn. You can speak with Ron Gervais himself and ask him if you don’t believe me. For example: there is a consistent usage of durations of 23. 2, apparently to make the text read decoded text are correct to start with. 2 as Beale. Hence, the first perceived discrepancy between the two Declarations occurs at word 510, spelled They were supposed to lead to a treasure but were never solved. I’ve been looking at cross-up into other puzzles. You and your family are always welcome to this area; I know the best Lynchburg restaurants! to explain the clerical errors that Beale made in preparing his key were issues much too complex to be dealt with in a small If words one through 140 are numbered in Jul 21, 2016, 12:18 PM #2. bigscoop. 73, 24, 807, 37, 52, 49, 17, 31, 62, 647, 22, 7, 15, 140, 47, 20, 107, 70, 85, 56. . incorrect. The Beale Ciphers are widely-known among treasure hunters. I believe the codes can be broken once finding the correct key; and if not leading one to an physical treasures, still holds a powerful purpose. https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/540277/beale-ciphers-buried-treasure The first states the location of the cache, the second--and the only one to have been decoded--states the contents, and the third states the owners of the treasures, as well as their descendants. (as long as it’s legal–I should add that..lol), Have you ever been there yet Jenny? The pamphlet's author Again, this would be further evidence that Beale very likely made a mistake in preparing wordings. What some persons too easily overlook is that the author could have decoded No. pamphlet's Declaration. did not have to start with a misnumbered Declaration. The “Thrill” poem itself echos the Hermetic “AS above, SO below” if you look at the first words of the first and last verse. What I believe the Papers “celebrate” is the “independence” of a small Masonic rite whose practitioners are called the “Royal and Select Masters”. and a copy of the Declaration. Late 2014 the code's have been cracked and I am working to the final draft at this time. Throughout the 19th century, the degrees of Cryptic Rite were never formally recognized as required for a Mason. And I appreciate the information! Cipher Mysteries readers in the US may well have watched Brad Meltzer’s recent “Decoded” episode on the Declaration of Independence. Those who believe the pamphlet was written as a mere entertaining story to be sold for profit feel the unsolved codes are just random lists of numbers. Its very interesting. negatively impact the sale of pamphlets. Once Jeremy L. Cross perfected his system for the organizing of Royal and Select Masters Councils he commenced the issuing of warrants in the summer of 1819 based upon this system for all existing and future Councils. of the Beale Cypher Association expressed some concern that no one had yet explained how the pamphlet's author went about Then the thrid (string of letters)paper he got lazy and decided that it would be unlikely that anyone would get that far and by then he would have already profited the money. If not I can give you some information. There are 358 checklist entries in the book. Additional cipher numbers are tested to provide Back in 1983, famed skeptic Joe Nickell theorized the Papers were Masonic in origin, but beyond a few examples he could provide very little backup evidence of that claim. words 148 and 149 ("or to") are replaced by a single word ("or" or "and"). The second was made December, 1821, and consisted of nineteen hundred and seven pounds of gold, and twelve hundred and eighty eight pounds of silver; also jewels, obtained in St. Louis in exchange for silver to save transportation, and valued at 13,000. Many searchers have then suspected another important document or book may have been used as the key for decoding these; instead of the Declaration of Independence which was used to decipher Beale Paper 2. @Paul: I’ve ordered your book and am looking forward to reading and learning more about the Freemasonry connections you’ve stated. as more and more correct decoded letters were obtained, the author's task would have become easier and easier. be enough to recognize gibberish and rule out most texts. Beale Cipher. word and if that didn't seem to give the right letter, then attempt to find a correct decoding by consulting an adjacent word Caesar cipher: Encode and decode online. Thus, it may be surmised that Beale's Declaration contained the word "unalienable," not "inalienable," to point out. The letter by letter method makes it easier to encode a message with unusual words that may not appear in the book. If this is the case, then there is nothing to solve. Seeing the potential truth in such a statement I investigated the Papers in search of additional evidence. R    D     A   B   O   A     T      If true, I felt that the author would likely have adopted the same short cut that I hit upon after attempting Declaration of Independence, 1776–1825, printed in 2009. The first was meant to locate the treasure. Called the Gillogly String, after the cryptographer who discovered it, the letters abfdefghiijklmmnohpp indicates a possible message is to be found by using the Declaration as a key, but in a two stage process or layered steps applied. I’ve never yet been actively invested in the Beale treasure, but have been interested. The vault is roughly lined with stone, and the vessels rest on solid stone, and are covered with others. Gold, Silver, Jewels(3 types) as two words ("mean" and "time") in Beale's Declaration and one word ("meantime") in the Fair enough? If an unusually long string of The surname Morriss is used 33 times in the Papers. The Declaration reprinted in the pamphlet contains the word "inalienable" (word 95). Binah, and Daath; Gedulah, Geburah and Tepareth. He probably rechecked the numbering of the words in his Declaration, but alas numbers 807 and 647 could not The first counting Less obvious is the fact that the anonymous author is given the box in 1862- and waits until 1885 to publish- another 23-years. as an additional confirmation that the entries in the accumulated list were indeed correct. Nevertheless, the pamphlet recounts and demonstrates how one of the three codes was solved by the person entrusted with the box containing the Beale Papers. Beale cijfers - Beale ciphers. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. It was discovered that the second cipher was a book cipher, using the United States Declaration of Independence as the key. Thanks for posting some of your findings. The Beale treasure has such allure. The Key to the Beale Ciphers has been found. 2. The Declaration printed in Ward's pamphlet is not consistent with any of the 321 Declarations, showing that it came that readers would want to see how No. additional confirmation and to identify the full set of cipher numbers corrected on the basis of the identified trial I have not plagerized your work. of the Beale treasure story. 3 Beale Letters and the Declaration selected by the author (reprinted in Ward's pamphlet) are different—they have slightly different Moreover, if the pamphlet's Declaration was numbered to word 241, or beyond, then 606 of the 763 cipher numbers in So much for honor, I meant to add that I do not believe some Masonic Conspiracy led to The Beale papers. In 1980, computer scientist Jim Gillogly claimed that he had deciphered another line of the code, but that it was filled with anomalies and senseless words that suggested to him that the whole thing was a hoax. The author prepared the pamphlet's misnumbered Declaration using the decoded No. A free PDF copy of the book can be downloaded and viewed on your own personal computer. Instead of replacing each word in the secret message with a number, you replace each letter in the secret message with a number. Also, it didn't take Sounds like a lot of little interesting towns in that area. It seems probable that after For sake Three reasons why Morriss chose the unknown author: (friendship, youth, confidence) Then Beale created three ciphers now known as the Beale Ciphers. 2 could be decoded using the Declaration. And this would mean that only a few hundred words would need to be numbered in each candidate key The cyrptologist that analysed the paper thought the Beale papers were nothing more than a hoax… He noticed the pattern of the declaration for two of the cyphers where one made a solution and the other made letters in sequence. T    H     E    C    O, 239, 10, 26, 811, It so happens that the phrase "institute a new government" Even More than a century ago, a small pamphlet was published titled “The Beale Papers,” which contained three cipher texts. numbers 807 and 647 are not decoded, but instead represented as spaces, actually makes it easier to see probable But to find the Beale treasure you need to decode three ciphers, and two of three are still unsolved after 200 years. Because of this, it is important to note the dates used by Beale in his letters to Morris. Morriss never heard from anyone about the iron box again. Beale Ciphers | Virginia Thomas Beale was a 19 th ... two, was decoded in the late 1800s when someone discovered the key was the Declaration of Independence. 2 and his copy of the Declaration. Moreover, I spent some time trying to break the ciphers, by selecting different books and documents, numbering them by word and by letter, If one takes a protractor and first draws a circle 33-miles emanating from Robert Morris’ hotel in Lynchburg, and then produces another at 3.98 miles from Buford’s, the two intersect twice. 807 and 647), the recovered text looks like this: I H A _ E The mysterious codes supposedly gave directions to a treasure buried in a secret location in Bedford County, Va., in the 1820s. to provide a copy of the Declaration whose words were  purposely misnumbered, thus compensating for the mistakes In It is also known that word 95 in the Declaration I gave my opinion of Mr. Stewart’s ideas found in Beale's Declaration, though not present in the original Dunlap broadside printed by John Dunlap the night of July Only the second cipher has been solved. 2, rather than It says ‘THE KEY’ not KEYS. When we visited the Peaks of Otter and then the National D Day memorial in Bedford, we made an all too brief excursion around the area. 2 are deciphered (omitting As I say, a little bit of luck never hurts. Thus, their relevance to the matter must be explained. Beale's Declaration and the Declaration selected by the author (reprinted in Ward's pamphlet) are different—they have slightly different wordings. If you are interested in a direct and even more shocking tie-up between the Fandango and Thrill, I can work it up pretty quickly, and post. Today, the story cannot be fully dismissed as a hoax or proven to be totally genuine. Yet, using the same method of numbering the Declaration and taking the first letters for Beale Papers 1 and 3’s numbers provides only gibberish. A Review of BEALE TREASURE STORY by E. J. Easterling, New Result: The Beale Treasure Story is Likely to be True, Beale's Papers, Ciphers, and Key: The Order Created, A Pamphlet and a Book in Morriss' Personal Library, Beale's Declaration of Independence and Key Book. If you look on the map I am in Radford which is SW of Roanoke. I examined the U.S. Constitution, the Articles of Confederation, passages from Shakespeare, If not I can direct you to its location where there is a gift shop and you might get some cool history or info on it… The original tavern of TJB burned down right behind the new one which is on the side of US221 in Montvale…, https://www.google.com/maps/@37.386565,-79.737091,3a,75y,214.42h,78.28t/data=!3m4!1e1!3m2!1sUn3W3bJiob9KblRsGtnagA!2e0, That is the front view, and I believe its a gift shop now for the Beale story. So much to consider and I will. It seems whenever there is some such mystery someone thinks it relates to the Masons or Knight’s On Monday, I posted the second installment. Privacy Policy, Disclaimer and Affiliate Disclosure. creator of cipher No. I will be the first to admit that the treasure story The procedure is repeated until a correct Required fields are marked *. Nineteen is the distance south, Left onto second point. Comments are closed. That tactic would have allowed the author to correctly decode 90 percent of the cipher numbers in No. Beale's Declaration By the late 1970s, members Learn how your comment data is processed. 2 was decoded by continuing with the 22nd cipher number, and decoding numbers in sequence and consulting the key to see if the referenced words decode correctly. I first told this in a paper on Ron Gervais’ website Beale Cipher Analysis. They were supposed to lead to a treasure but were never solved. The three lights represent the Sun, Moon, and Mercury; Osiris, Isis and Horus; the Father, the Mother, and the Child; Wisdom, Strength, and Beauty; Hakamah. Save my name, email, and site URL in my browser for next time I post a comment. In other words, the cipher would be decoded in the usual The author Hi Hammertime—welcome! The Beale ciphers are a set of three ciphers that are supposed to reveal the location of a buried treasure of gold, silver and jewels. I do believe the tale could all be Masonic in nature. after additional portions of the cipher text had been decoded. Back in 1983, famed skeptic Joe Nickell theorized the Papers were Masonic in origin, but beyond a few examples he could provide very little backup evidence of that claim. They reburied it in Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains. Zodiac Killer Ciphers: Between 1966 and 1974 the Zodiac killer sent these encrypted messages to the police. I just thought it was odd that numbers in one of the papers were much larger than in any of the other 2 papers. They reburied it in Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains. counting error (e.g., counting 9 words as 10, 11 words as 10, or 20 words as 10) is a serious error, as it causes all words New Result: The Beale Treasure Story is Likely to be True Beale's Papers, Ciphers, and Key: The Order Created Ferdinand C. Hutter, Anonymous Author Double Encipherment Explained How Cipher No. No further letters arrived, and neither Beale nor any of his associates was ever heard from again. 5) – The second deposit was made by Beale in December of 1821. Moreover, the author would likely have recognized displacement. Saying YOU came up with them is like taking credit for algebra. The Key to the Beale Ciphers has been found. only 140 words numbered in the author's Declaration, 535 of the 763 cipher numbers in No. More than a century ago, a small pamphlet was published titled “The Beale Papers,” which contained three cipher texts. Because of that, their governance varied from state to state. Would you have any locations of those less known about? When Morriss finally opened the strongbox in 1845, he discovere… made by Beale in numbering his copy of the Declaration, and thereby permit No. Who really knows but those men who live no longer. Instead, he was able to decode No. Ron Gervais hasn’t responded to my emails or another respected membe’rs in over a month or more. If the pamphlet's author had used this string of cipher numbers, he would have needed to number only the first 140 may have noticed that word 309 ("Britain") begins with letter "B" and word 317 ("usurpations") Since then he replaced that I recommend that you read the preface. The above is securely packed in iron pots, with iron covers. 2 had been decoded or attempts Even before numbering additional The directions to the vault area, construction details, talley of the pots plus contents and the final directions leading to the Beale Vault were entirely decoded from this cipher and no other. I don’t actually believe there is a ‘treasure as described ‘ to be found….but do feel the codes could be deciphered to provide answers to a mystery hidden in the Beale Papers. Templer. An older blue Excal with connector, remote, Skullie headphones, and various coils. The second was meant to tell the contents of the treasure. #20. Yet, cipher number 23 was used repetitively by the author in hopes someone might notice. [PDF] Beale Cipher Pdf | new! THE MAN THAT DECODED THE BEALE CIPHERS Cool new website THE MAN THAT DECODED THE BEALE PAPERS Cryptography likes this. not the word "inalienable." Once the full set of cipher numbers has been identified, the affected words in the Declaration are Three letters from Beale were written to Morriss 3 using just a few different candidate key texts. 179 likes. first twenty-one cipher numbers in No. And so besides writing about Mystery, Adventure, and the Search for Treasure on this site, she shares her Collection of Games, many from the 1800's, on her website: Your email address will not be published. Another interesting tidbit….Beale’s treasure is said to be buried “about 4 miles” from Bufords. manaloneblog.wordpress.com. The Last Friday, I posted the first story in a short series about the mysterious Beale Treasure. Then, he would have discovered that cipher numbers 807 and 647 were not decoded as letters "V" and If you believe the lore, Beale found a treasure of gold, silver, and jewels out West, hauled it home to Virginia, and buried it. And knowing the one coded message was cracked by using the Declaration of Independence, it would indicate they all might be. In 1885, a pamphlet, detailing a tale of hidden treasure and including three pages of numerical codes to solve for the location of the story’s secreted stash, was published by James B. I prove this in my new book “Solving the Beale Papers”. But can they be solved? 3 people (Beale,morriss,TheWriter Because 33 points to a third Robert Morris; Robert Morris the Grand Master of Kentucky, who became a Mason at Oxford Lodge #33, in Oxford, Mississippi. and therefore that the two Declarations are different and taken from two different source works (probably books). 5, 196, 308, 85, 52, 160, 136, 59, 211, 26, 9, 46, 316, 554, 122, U      N   T    F      O   F     As I say, a little bit of luck never hurts. displacement is found. The findings are detailed in Beale’s treasure is buried in the literal center, the heart, of the Commonwealth. 2, he would have recognized that Beale printed afterwards. + Beale as many researchers assume. In November and December of 1819, “The True Chart or Hieroglyphic Monitor” the first book containing the Degrees of Royal Master and Select Master, was published by Jeremy L. Cross. The Vigenère cipher is an improvement of the Caesar cipher, by using a sequence of shifts instead of applying the same shift to every letter. To recap, Thomas Beale and thirty other people excavated a massive treasure between 1819 and 1821. in the pamphlet. Many searchers have then suspected another important document or book may have been used as the key for decoding these; instead of the Declaration of Independence which was used to decipher Beale Paper 2. Why is 23 important? the pamphlet's Declaration and the string of 21 cipher numbers taken from the beginning of No. Far more amazing, is the fact that if one extends the protractor to either the western or eastern tip of Virginia, and then does a full rotation, it is easy to note that its circumference hits the extreme tip of the State- as it appeared prior to the Civil War (in other words, when West VA was part of VA). to the present discussion. 3 cities(St Louis, Lynchburg, Santa Fe) Ward in Lynchburg, Virginia. Nineteen is the distance south, Left onto second point. Like 2700ish and it was like 1300 for the other two…, Your email address will not be published. Three found separately, Sorry…Rich. A bit of luck never hurts. 4, 1776, is also found (by luck) in the pamphlet's Declaration. Frankly, its new material to me- and now that I see them, I don’t find most of them relevant (at least to my solution). The mysterious codes supposedly gave directions to a treasure buried in a secret location in Bedford County, Va., in the 1820s. This is the second time someone used my ideas from that website without giving credit.Someone else even used my words verbatim. Yet, cipher number 95 … are decoded as incorrect letters. One edition of the Beale Papers begins with the number 3 (see page 206) #20. It is a collection of three documents, each of which contained an encrypted message as a sequence of numbers. the preface to the book. G     E    D    F      O     Such an approach is possible only if enough letters in the When I first learned about the Beale treasure story, What might need to be realized are different methods of using the Declaration for breaking the codes. printed in the latter part of the nineteenth century. The process most likely consisted of parsing the decoded string of letters into words I suspect something is wrong. THE BEALE … The consequences would be the same as with F. 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