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 2

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 2

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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: ...paggse andt ist a vgry-. or..-pensations f0I'yl1!!W Lodges--qiiite air inxtflrldase giqiidg 121:: 32:11-.e Iiv1v: .uVg1l'yv; 6lii'isg mi"-"1', he referred to the death of Past Grand Master Elizur Deming one of the bright and shining lights of the Craft a just and upright man who had been called to refreshment. The address treats mostly on local, subjects. D'1'i11g the session, the Grand Master presented under resolutions of the Grand I'dE, I1 beautiful service of plate worth five, illl'ldl'9(1 dollars to Past Grand W61' Wm. Sheets as an appreciation of his valuable services in the erection of the Masonic Hall as the Commissioner of the Grand Lodge. The address Of Grand Master Lawrence and the reply of Bro Sheets are chaste and feeling and the ceremonies were triuly interesting. I ' ' The report from the Foreign Correspondence Committee is offered by Bro. H1. Hacker, and certainly displays a good deal of research and investigation: but '"lY_I1e who will read the same will be sure to say that the Brother is not '9')' uniform in his temper. He takes a tilt with Bro. King, of New York, and we doubt not the.latter has had many a good laugh at Bro. Hacker. When the latter opened the Proceedings of the Grand Lodge of New York, he hastily looked over to see what Bro. King had to say about Indiana, and, strange to say, he finds Bro. King in the best humor in the world. He seems to think that Bro. King had exhausted all his hard words, and uses now nothing but those of the most flattering import. He acknowledges and cordially confesses that the character of a New York Mason is an anomaly that he cannot understand. 'In speaking of Texas he remarks that the...show more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236902165
  • 9781236902160