Proceedings of the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of the State of New York Volume 135

Proceedings of the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of the State of New York Volume 135

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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. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...COMMITTEE ON HALL ' AND ASYLUM. W.'. S. NELSoN SAWYER from the Standing Committee on Hall and Asylum presented the following report which was received and its recommendations adopted. To the Grand Lodge: Your Committee on Hall and Asylum hereby reports: That, following the mandate of our Constitution, it has during the year kept closely in touch with the Trustees and their work, and commends to your thoughtful consideration their report, together with that of the Superintendent of the Home, which is appended thereto. Nothing we can say here will serve to add to the very full and complete account they have given you of the business affairs of the Fraternity entrusted to these devoted and hardworking Brethren. There has been referred to us the following resolution, presented to this Grand Lodge by the Worshipful Master of Elmer Lodge, No. 909: Whereas, Lodges in the City of New York are compelled to meet in places that are not suitable, and at present the Ma-sonic Hall is not capable of housing same, and, as there is at present space vacant in the Twenty-third Street building that could be made into meeting rooms; and Whereas, Every Brother Master Mason in the State of New York is paying his share to the Sinking Fund to liquidate the debt of Masonic Hall; be it Resolved, That the Trustees of Masonic Hall and Asylum be instructed to have alterations made in the Twenty-third Street building, so that Masonic Lodges can meet in same. It will be observed that this resolution fails to take into account the legal situation of our properties. The Trustees of the Masonic Hall and Asylum Fund are a corporation separate and distinct from this Grand Lodge and the Fraternity generally. The title and management of their properties are vested in that...show more

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  • Paperback | 162 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 299g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236752066
  • 9781236752062