Minutes, 15–16 March 1842

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Tuesday, March 15th, A. L. 5842, AD. 1842,
9 o’clock, A. M.
Special Communication, by order of . Lodge  met pursuant to previous notice. Present— W. M. ,  G. M. of the G. L. [Grand Lodge] of ; W. D. McCann, D. G. S.; Asahel Perry,  W. M. p. t. [pro tem]; , S. W.; , J. W.; ,  T[reasurer]; , S[ecretary]; , S. D.; ,  J. D.; , T[yler]; Wm. Felshaw, and , S[tewards]; , Josiah Arnold, Joshua Smith, Lyman Leonard, , Christopher Williams, John Patten, Noah Rogers,  , Samuel Henderson, Benjamin Brown,  Stephen Chase, George Montague, Noble Rogers, and , Members; and L. B. Adams, Franklin, 22, Ill.; M. Plumb, Franklin,  22, Ill.; Henry King, Sylvan, 229, N.Y.; A. C. Graves, Harmony, 11, Ia.;  J. Rose, St. Johns, 21, N.Y.; A. Lambert, Sciota, 28, O.; G. Heberling,  La Fayette, Pa.; D. Hibbard, New England, 4, O.; James Cum mings, Maine, Me.; E. Jennings, Mt. Moriah, N.Y.; Samuel  Miles, Rainbow, Vt.; Thomas C. King, Bodley, 1, Ill.; Caleb  Baldwin, Concord, O.; S. Comer, Urbanna, O.; & L. Evans,  Urbanna, O.; visiting brethren. The M. W.  presided, and opened the lodge in due form, in the  3rd degree of masonry. He, likewise, organised, and opened  a Grand Lodge according to ancient usage, in the 3rd  degree. The Grand and Subordinate Lodges then called off  from labor to refreshment, until 1 o’clock, P. M.
1 o’clock, P. M.
The Lodges called to labor. Present as before. The  then directed the Grand Marshal, , to form a  procession according to ancient usage, in order to proceed  to the , near the , for installation, which  was accordingly done. At the , after the ceremonies  of installation, the delivered a highly creditable  and finished address on the subject of Ancient York  Masonry, after which the lodges returned to the lodge  room in masonic orders. The Grand Lodge then closed  in due form, without day. The subordinate Lodge then  adopted the by-laws which they had informally pre pared on the 30th of December, as amended at the  suggestion of the . On motion, the Lodges [p. [13]]
Tuesday, March 15th, A. L. 5842, AD. 1842,
9 o’clock, A. M.
Special Communication, by order of . Lodge met pursuant to previous notice. Present— W. M. , G. M. of the G. L. [Grand Lodge] of ; W. D. McCann, D. G. S.; Asahel Perry, W. M. p. t. [pro tem]; , S. W.; , J. W.; , Treasurer; , Secretary; , S. D.; , J. D.; , Tyler; Wm. Felshaw, and , Stewards; , Josiah Arnold, Joshua Smith, Lyman Leonard, , Christopher Williams, John Patten, Noah Rogers, , Samuel Henderson, Benjamin Brown, Stephen Chase, George Montague, Noble Rogers, and , Members; and L. B. Adams, Franklin, 22, Ill.; M. Plumb, Franklin, 22, Ill.; Henry King, Sylvan, 229, N.Y.; A. C. Graves, Harmony, 11, Ia.; J. Rose, St. Johns, 21, N.Y.; A. Lambert, Sciota, 28, O.; G. Heberling, La Fayette, Pa.; D. Hibbard, New England, 4, O.; James Cummings, Maine, Me.; E. Jennings, Mt. Moriah, N.Y.; Samuel Miles, Rainbow, Vt.; Thomas C. King, Bodley, 1, Ill.; Caleb Baldwin, Concord, O.; S. Comer, Urbanna, O.; & L. Evans, Urbanna, O.; visiting brethren. The M. W. presided, and opened the lodge in due form, in the 3rd degree of masonry. He, likewise, organised, and opened a Grand Lodge according to ancient usage, in the 3rd degree. The Grand and Subordinate Lodges then called off from labor to refreshment, until 1 o’clock, P. M.
1 o’clock, P. M.
The Lodges called to labor. Present as before. The then directed the Grand Marshal, , to form a procession according to ancient usage, in order to proceed to the , near the , for installation, which was accordingly done. At the , after the ceremonies of installation, the delivered a highly creditable and finished address on the subject of Ancient York Masonry, after which the lodges returned to the lodge room in masonic orders. The Grand Lodge then closed in due form, without day. The subordinate Lodge then adopted the by-laws which they had informally prepared on the 30th of December, as amended at the suggestion of the . On motion, the Lodges [p. [13]]
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