Proceedings of the Grand Lodge of the Most Ancient and Honorable Order of Free and Accepted Masons of Nova Scotia

Proceedings of the Grand Lodge of the Most Ancient and Honorable Order of Free and Accepted Masons of Nova Scotia

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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. 1894 edition. Excerpt: ...his text Hebrews iii, 4: "For every house is builded by some man, but he that built all things is God." This m_ost interesting address is replete with information on the subject of the early struggles and later successes of Free Masonary in Connecticut. He concludes by expressing his gratification at tho prospect of the possession of a temple unity of the Craft: --" From 1795 to the present time all of the various orders of freemasonry located at Norwich, with the exception of that known as the Scottish Rite, have been tenants, and, in a certain sense, homeless. To-day, my brethren of every order, we meet for a purpose, the object of which must lie very near the heart of every true mason, viz., to commence the erection of a home. It is eminently appropriate that we meet to-day as members of one family, with the proper working tools of our profession, to lay the corner-stone of a building which is to be devoted to our own uses, to be owned conjointly by us all, and to be occupied by all as our masonic home. " What melody, what music there is in this little word. What hopes, what aspirations, what choicest of all blessings there are in store for all those who have in reality a home, and all that this blessed word implies. Home--a magic word. The English language has none more luminous, nor can the English tongue speak a sweeter one. It names the best and holiest spot oi: earth." An engraving of " The Doolittle Tavern " at.New Haven, Conn., in which the Grand Lodge of Connecticut was organized in July, 1789, is given, as also a portrait of Grand Master Bassett. The 106th Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge was held in the City of Hartford, at Masonic Hall, January 19th, 1894. M. W. Samuel Bassett, ...
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  • Paperback | 122 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 231g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236930983
  • 9781236930989