Grand Lodge (Google eBook)

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H.H. Tuttle, 1857 - Freemasonry - 208 pages
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Page 105 - Body, and knowing it is appointed for all men once to dye do make and ordain this my last will and testament that is to say principally and first of all I give and recommend my sole into the hands of God that gave it, and my Body to the earth...
Page 123 - None but they who set a just value upon the blessings of LIBERTY are worthy to enjoy her. In vain we toiled; in vain we fought ; we bled in vain; if you, our offspring, want valor to repel the assaults of her invaders.
Page 39 - In consequence of this desire, we pray for a warrant of constitution, empowering us to meet as a regular lodge, at on the of every month, and there to discharge the duties of masonry, in a constitutional manner, according to the forms of the order and the laws of the grand lodge...
Page 52 - The apron of the grand master is ornamented with the blazing sun embroidered in gold in the centre, on the edging the pomegranate and lotus with the seven-eared wheat at each corner, and also on the fall ; all in gold embroidery ; the fringe of gold bullion.
Page 92 - Provincial Grand Master of the said Provinces, of New York, New Jersey and Pensilvania, with full Power and Authority to nominate and appoint his Deputy Grand Master and Grand Wardens for the space of two years from the feast of St.
Page 73 - No Mason can be interred with the formalities of the Order unless it be at his own special request communicated to the Master of the Lodge of which he died a member foreigners and sojourners excepted; nor unless he has been advanced to the third degree of Masonry, from which restriction there can be no exception. Fellow Crafts or Apprentices are not entitled to the funeral obsequies.
Page 61 - All lodges are particularly bound to observe the same usages and customs; every deviation, therefore, from the established mode of working is highly improper, and cannot be justified or countenanced.
Page 105 - Estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me in this life I give devise and dispose of the same in Manner and form following...
Page 141 - The Grand Lodge of the Most Ancient and Honorable Society of Free and Accepted Masons for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Page 53 - The same, with sky-blue lining and edging, one and a half inch deep, and an additional rosette on the fall or flap, and silver tassels. No other colour or ornament shall be allowed except to officers and past officers of lodges, who may have the emblems of their offices in silver or white in the centre of the apron ; and except as to the members of the Prince of Wales

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