1974 Council of American Witches history?
"I drafted the “13 Principles of Wiccan Belief” the evening before the famous WitchMeet. As host, I chaired the Meet, and offered the group my draft. As I remember if – and no minutes were taken – the only debate was on the organization’s name: Council of American Witches versus American Council of Witches.
I maintained the position that American Witches were distinctive from British Witches in that we were more eclectic than traditional, and didn’t want some other group to claim that we were only a ‘chapter’ in some larger, as far as anyone knew, not yet existence group located in Europe.
I did maintain a record of participants but disposed of it under the duress of cleaning house for our move from one home to another. I’ve regretted that several times since. …[T]here were about seventy participants, total...
That’s all I can recall."