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The Incoming Aeon of Maat

After Crowley’s death, his long-time friend Gerald Yorke was keen to build up an extensive archive of Crowley’s letters, diaries, typescripts and other documents. In February 1948 he wrote to Jones asking for a copy of Liber 31, which Jones had written in 1918 setting out his discovery of AL as the Key to The Book of the Law, and which Crowley had accepted enthusiastically. This was probably the high point of the relationship between Crowley and Jones. Soon afterwards, Jones became increasingly interested in the Aeon of Truth and Justice, foreshadowed in the third chapter of The Book of the Law as the Aeon to succeed that of Horus. This led to growing estrangement between the two men, brought to a head when Crowley accused Jones of stealing a crate of his rare books and manuscripts. This culminated in ‘The Release’ of 1926, a legal dissolution of relations and financial obligations between the two.