A Freemasonry in Pennsylvania, 1727-1907, as Shown by the Records of Lodge No. 2, F. and A. M. of Philadelphia, from the Year A. L. 5757, Volume 1

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Page 400 - America, to preside over and govern all other lodges of whatsoever degree or denomination, licensed or to be licensed upon the continent; that the ancient principles and discipline of Masonry being restored, we may mutually and universally enjoy the advantages arising from frequent communion and social intercourse. To accomplish this beneficial and essential work, permit us to propose that you, the Eight Worshipful Grand Masters, or a majority of your number, may nominate as Most Worshipful Grand...
Page 302 - It is like the precious ointment upon the head, that ran down unto the beard, even unto Aaron's beard, and went down to the skirts of his clothing. 3 Like as the dew of Hermon, which fell upon the hill of Sion. 4 For there the Lord promised his blessing, and life for evermore.
Page 302 - BE'HOLD, how • good' and joyful" a 'thing' it 'is : brethren, to dwell' to'gether 'in hrnity ! 2 It is like' the precious ointment" upon the head, that ran' down 'un'to the 'beard : even' unto Aaron's' beard, and went' down" to the 'skirts
Page 302 - I will worship toward thy holy temple, and praise thy Name, because of thy loving-kindness and truth ; for thou hast magnified thy Name. and thy "Word, above all things.
Page 445 - Price or his Deputy do send to us or Our Deputy Grand Master and to the Grand Master of England or his Deputy for the time being Annually, an Ace...
Page 303 - Peter, 2d chapter and 16th verse. The brethren have since requested the sermon to be published, and the profits to be applied to the use of the poor. After divine service the procession returned in the same order to the college ; the musical bells belonging to the church and the band of music playing proper masonic tunes.
Page 302 - Jehovah shine. SOLO. Thou hast gathered us from the East, and from the West, from the North, and from the South ; Thou hast made us companions for the mighty upon earth, even for princes of great nations.
Page 399 - Masons in convention, to you, as the patrons and protectors of the craft upon this continent, prefer their humble address. "Unhappily, the distinctions of interest, the political- views, and national disputes subsisting between Great Britain and these United States have involved us, not only in the general calamities that disturb the tranquility which used to prevail in this once happy country, but in a peculiar manner affects our society, by separating us from the Grand Mother Lodge in Europe, by...
Page 403 - SIR: I do myself the Honor to address you, by Order of The Grand Lodge of Ancient York Masons, regularly constituted in the City of Philadelphia. This Grand Lodge has under its Jurisdiction in Pennsylvania and the States adjacent, Thirty-one different regular Lodges, containing in the whole more than One Thousand Brethren. Enclosed you have a printed abstract of some of our late proceedings, and by that of January...
Page 31 - M'Cullough, Junior Warden, with their lawful assistants, were authorized and appointed to hold a lodge of free and accepted Masons at Lower Paxton township, Lancaster county, and State of Pennsylvania, number 21. And the said lodge, when duly congregated, to admit, enter, and make Masons, according to the ancient and honorable custom of the royal craft in all ages and nations throughout the known world. And also with the further...

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