Minutes, 15–16 March 1842

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closed, to stand closed until to-morrow morning at 9 o’clock.
, Secretary.
Wednesday, March 16th, A.L. 5842, AD. 1842.
9 o’clock, A. M.
Lodge met pursuant to adjournment. Present— W. M. , G. M. presiding; W. D. McCann, D. G. S.; , S. W.; , J. W.; , S.; , T.; , S. D.; , J. D.; Lyman Leonard, T. p. t.; W. Felshaw, & , S.; , J. Arnold, Joshua Smith, , , , , Noah Rogers, , S. Henderson, S. Chase, Noble Rogers, Ormond Butler, Members; J. Smith & , E. A. Masons,— and L. B. Adams, M. Plum, H. King, A. C. Graves, J. Rose, A. Lambert, D. Hibbard, & S. Miles, visiting brethren. An E. A. Lodge was then opened in due form, and the minutes of the preceding meeting meeting read. No further business appearing in this degree, the E. A. were requested to withdraw, and a F. C. [Fellow Craft] Lodge was then opened. Joseph Smith, and , signified their desire to be advanced in masonry, and their proficiency in the preceding degree was vouched for— after which they were balloted for, the ballot found clear, and they duly received and passed to the degree of F. C. Masons. The Lodge then called off until 2 o’clock, P.M.
2 o’clock, P.M.
Lodge called to labor. Present as before. A Master’s Lodge was then opened and Joseph Smith applied for the third and sublime degree of M. M. [Master Mason]— the ballot was found clear, and he was duly raised to said degree, and signed the By-Laws. Lodge called off until 7 o’clock, P.M.
7 o’clock, P.M.
Lodge called to labor. Present as before. applied for the sublime degree of Master Mason— the ballot was found clear, and he was accordingly raised. The S. W. was then called to the chair, and the following resolutions unanimously adopted; to wit:
Resolved, That the thanks of this Lodge be [p. [15]]
closed, to stand closed until to-morrow morning at 9 o’clock.
, Secretary.
Wednesday, March 16th, A.L. 5842, AD. 1842.
9 o’clock, A. M.
Lodge met pursuant to adjournment. Present— W. M. , G. M. presiding; W. D. McCann, D. G. S.; , S. W.; , J. W.; , S.; , T.; , S. D.; , J. D.; Lyman Leonard, T. p. t.; W. Felshaw, & , S.; , J. Arnold, Joshua Smith, , , , , Noah Rogers, , S. Henderson, S. Chase, Noble Rogers, Ormond Butler, Members; J. Smith & , E. A. Masons,— and L. B. Adams, M. Plum, H. King, A. C. Graves, J. Rose, A. Lambert, D. Hibbard, & S. Miles, visiting brethren. An E. A. Lodge was then opened in due form, and the minutes of the preceding meeting meeting read. No further business appearing in this degree, the E. A. were requested to withdraw, and a F. C. Fellow Craft Lodge was then opened. Joseph Smith, and , signified their desire to be advanced in masonry, and their proficiency in the preceding degree was vouched for— after which they were balloted for, the ballot found clear, and they duly received and passed to the degree of F. C. Masons. The Lodge then called off until 2 o’clock, P.M.
2 o’clock, P.M.
Lodge called to labor. Present as before. A Master’s Lodge was then opened and Joseph Smith applied for the third and sublime degree of M. M. [Master Mason]— the ballot was found clear, and he was duly raised to said degree, and signed the By-Laws. Lodge called off until 7 o’clock, P.M.
7 o’clock, P.M.
Lodge called to labor. Present as before. applied for the sublime degree of Master Mason— the ballot was found clear, and he was accordingly raised. The S. W. was then called to the chair, and the following resolutions unanimously adopted; to wit:
Resolved, That the thanks of this Lodge be [p. [15]]
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