The California Digest of Masonic Law; Containing the Old Charges and Regulations of 1720, the Constitution and General Regulations of the M. W. Grand Lodge of California, as Amended to 1866, with the Resolutions and Decisions Now in Force

The California Digest of Masonic Law; Containing the Old Charges and Regulations of 1720, the Constitution and General Regulations of the M. W. Grand Lodge of California, as Amended to 1866, with the Resolutions and Decisions Now in Force

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1867 edition. Excerpt: ...not of itself bring him within the regulation of this Grand Lodge. We further conclude that, as' the regulation does not apply to the matter of visit, and as the Master has control thereof, both Masters--the one who refused, and the one who permitted--were within the purview of their powers.--Committee on Jurisprudence, p. 433, 1866. It appears that Alphonse Dennery, a native of France, but a resident of this jurisdiction, returned to his native country, and while there, received the degrees of Masonry. He took his dimit and returned to this State, where he now seeks to afliliate, and the questions are Under the fourth of our General Regulations he may affiliate, by paying the full amount charged by the Lodge to which he applies for conferring the degrees, less the sum paid for them to the Lodge in which he received them. We do not think he can visit until he has complied with the foregoing regulation, or has endeavored to do so in good faith.--O'ommittee on Jurisprudence, p. 349, 1864. See Sec. 13, Art. III, Part III, Constitution.. CHARITABLE RELIEF. Your committee are aware that Masonic authorities are somewhat contradictory upon this point; but, upon a full consideration of the subject, they are of opinion that it would be an unfortunate proposition to establish, that a Masonic Lodge, devoted, as it should be, to charitable objects and the assistance of the distressed, could with impunity suffer its members to want for the necessaries of life, and thus bring discredit upon the whole Fraternity.--Committee on Grievances, p. 374, 1864. Believing that, aside from actual necessary expenses, all the funds of a Lodge should be devoted to charitable uses.--Committee on By-Laws, p. 90, 1863. MASONIC FUNERALS AND EXPENSES. If a Mason...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 136g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236860993
  • 9781236860996