Proceedings of the Grand Lodge of Texas; From Its Organization in City of Houston, Dec. A. D. 1837, A. L. 5837, to the Close of the Grand Annual Communication Held at Palestine, January 19, A. D. 1857, A. L. 5857 Volume 1

Proceedings of the Grand Lodge of Texas; From Its Organization in City of Houston, Dec. A. D. 1837, A. L. 5837, to the Close of the Grand Annual Communication Held at Palestine, January 19, A. D. 1857, A. L. 5857 Volume 1

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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. 1857 edition. Excerpt: ...granted, and $3 for six raisings, which, added to their account, makes their dues amount to $41 50, which we find is overpaid to the amount of $8 50, and said amount of $8 50 is now due said Lodge by this Grand Lodge. The returns of Euclid Lodge, No. 45, have also been examined, and prove correct. Your Committee notice, in some of the returns of subordinate Lodges, that Brethren are reported as Past Masters who have never presided over any Lodge as its regular Master, but are only entitled to the Degree from having received the same in a Chapter. This we regard as irregular, and would suggest that no one can be returned as a Past lIaster but such as have actually filled the Oriental chair and presided as the regular Master of the Lodge. SAAn.. MCCLAnrY, J.-s. T. LYTLE, W. A. Kmo, W. LAnxms, J. N. TnoMAs.-The special Committee to whom was referred the report of the Grand Secretary submitted the following report and resolution, which was read, received and laid on the table: --To the Most Worshipful Grand Master, Wardens and Brethren of the Grand Lodge of Texas. Your Committee to whom was referred R. W. Bro. Grand Secretary's report, having had the same under consideration, would ask leave to make the follow ing report. The report contains some information and valuable suggestions, and your Committee would therefore recommend its adoption with the following resolution: --Resolved, That all subordinate Lodges be required to have published, within three months after the ratification of their By-laws by this Grand Lodge, at least fifty copies of the same for the use of their respective Lodges, and to forward at least one copy to the Grand Secretary: and this resolution to have effect upon those whose By-laws have heretofore been adopted...show more

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