Compiled Law of the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of the State of Michigan: Revision of A. L. 5873, A.D. 1873, with Amendments, to and Including A. L. 5886, A.D. 1886

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Free Press book and job printing establishment, 1888 - Freemasonry - 182 pages
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Page 96 - State of , and known and described as follows, to wit : [here give a description of the property] together with all and singular the hereditaments and appurtenances thereunto belonging, or in anywise appertaining...
Page 95 - York, of the second part, witnesseth, that the said parties of the first part for and in consideration of the sum of one dollar lawful money of the United States of America, to them in hand paid...
Page 97 - And it is agreed that if any rent shall be due and unpaid, or if default shall be made in any of the covenants herein contained, then it shall be lawful for the said party of the first part to re-enter the said premises, and to remove all persons therefrom.
Page 95 - Witnesseth, that the said parties of the first part, for and in consideration of the sum of twenty-one hundred dollars, to them in hand paid by the said party of the second part...
Page 13 - Nor is this inherent Privilege subject to a Dispensation; because the Members of a particular Lodge are the best Judges of it ; and if a fractious Member should be impos'd on them, it might spoil their Harmony, or hinder their Freedom; or even break and disperse the Lodge; which ought to be avoided by all good and true Brethren.
Page 22 - Every annual Grand Lodge has an inherent power and authority to make new Regulations, or to alter these, for the real benefit of this ancient fraternity: Provided always that the old Landmarks be carefully preserved, and that such alterations and new Regulations be proposed and agreed to at the third quarterly communication preceding the annual Grand feast; and that they be offered also to the perusal of all the brethren before dinner, in writing, even of the youngest Apprentice, the approbation...
Page 95 - And the said party of the first part covenants with said party of the second part that the party of the first part has not done or suffered anything whereby the said premises have been encumbered in any way whatever.
Page 6 - A mason is obliged, by his tenure, to obey the moral law; and if he rightly understands the art, he will never be a stupid atheist, nor an irreligious libertine.
Page 11 - Mediation, which ought to be thankfully submitted to by the contending Brethren; and if that submission is impracticable, they must however carry on their Process, or LawSuit, without Wrath and Rancor (not in the common way) saying or doing nothing which may hinder Brotherly Love, and good Offices to be...
Page 11 - ... that so you may mind the affair of Masonry with the more alacrity and success; but with respect to Brothers or Fellows at law, the Master and Brethren should kindly offer their mediation, which ought to be thankfully submitted to by the contending Brethren; and if that submission is impracticable, they must, however, curry on their process, or lawsuit, without wrath and rancor...

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