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PROCEEDINGS

OF THE

GRAND COUNCIL,

OF

ROYAL AND SELECT MASTERS,

OF THE

State of Maryland.

1875-76.

BALTIMORE:
BRIDGES, BOYD & Co., PRINTERS,
212 & 214 W. Baltimore St.

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PROCEEDINGS

OF THE

ANNUAL ASSEMBLY

OF THE

GRAND COUNCIL

OF

ROYAL AND SELECT MASTERS,

OF THE

STATE OF MARYLAND.

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The Most Illustrious Grand Council of Royal and Select Masters of Maryland, convened in Annual Assembly, in Masonic Temple in the City of Baltimore, November 9th, A.', D.:.1875-A. '. Dep. '. 2875.

PRESENT.
Companion GEORGE L. MCCAHAN,

M.: Ill.:. G. M..
JAMES W. BOWERS,

Dep... G... M...
EDWIN L. PARKER, JR.,

Gi. P:: C.. of the work.
JOHN T. GORSUCH,

Gi. Recorder,
F. J. S. GORGAS,

G:. Treasurer.
STEPHEN C. BUSH,

G.:. C.:. of the G.:: P. T.
WILLIAM F. COCHRAN,

Gi; C. of the C.: P. T.
SAMUEL L. HALLER,

G.:: Marshal, P. T
JAMES B. PURCELL,

G... Steward.
CHARLES E. KEMP,

G.'. Sentinel.
And the Representatives of the following Councils,
Concordia Council, No. 1.

Tadmor Council No. 4.
Jerusalem
No. 2.

Druid
Adoniram

Salem

No. 6.

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No. 5.

No. 3

The Grand Council was opened in ample form. The Proceedings of the last Annual Assembly were read and approved.

The M.. Ni.. Grand Master appointed the following Committee on Credentials.-Companions Edwin L. Parker, Jr., Samuel M. Haller, F. J. S. Gorgas.

The Committee on Credentials made the following report, which was on motion accepted. TO THE M.:: ILL. GRAND COUNCIL OF ROYAL AND SELECT MASTERS OF

MARYLAND. The Committee on Credentials beg leave to report the following Representatives entitled to seats in this Assembly of the Grand Council of Maryland.

CONCORDIA COUNCIL, NO. 1. GEORGE L. McCAHAN,

T.:. Ill.. Master PHILIP D. BOYD,.

Dep.:. Ill.:. Master. WILLIAM H. BAUER,

P... C.. of the Work. JERUSALEM COUNCIL, NO. 2. THOMAS W. WARFIELD,.

T... Ill... Master. WILLIAM F. COCHRAN,

.Dep.'. Ill.:. Master. E. D. HOPKINS...

P.:. C.:. of the Work.
ADONIRAM COUNCIL, NO. 3.
JAMES W. BOWERS,

T.:. Ill.:. Master.
TADMOR COUNCIL, NO. 4.
WILLIAM J. WALKER,

T.:. Ni... Master.
W. W. HOW SON.

Dep.:. Ill.:. Master. C. B. WACK, ......

P.:.C.:. of the Work. DRUID COUNCIL, NO. 5. STEPHEN C. BI'SH..

.T.:. Ill.:. Master. HORACE PENNIMAN.

Dep.:. Ill.'. Master, GEORGE G. GIBSON,

P... C.:. of the Work. SALEM COUNCIL, NO. 6. SAMUEL M. HALLER,

T.:. Ill. Master. GEORGE M. DEETZ,

Dep.'. Ill.:. Master. JOHN H. GEPHART,

.P.:.C.:: of the Work.
Fraternally submitted,

EDWIN L. PARKER, JR.
SAMUEL M. HALLER, COMMITTEE

F. J. S. GORGAS.
The M:. Ill.:. Grand Master appointed the following Committee on Finance.
Companions Stephen C. Bush, Wm. F. Cochran, Jas. B. Purcell.

On motion of Companion Stephen C. Bush, Druid Council, No. 5, were permitted to hold their meetings in Baltimore City.

A communication from the Grand Council of Ontario, was read, certifying to the appointment of M:. 111.:. Grand Master George L. McCahan, as Grand Representative of the Grand Council of Ontario, near the Grand Council of Maryland.

On motion of Companion Edwin L. Parker, Jr., the appointment was approved.

On Motion the Grand Council then proceeded to elect its officers for the ensuing year, with the following result:

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Companion GEORGE L. MCCAHAN,

M.:. Ill.:. Grand Master. JAMES W. BOWERS,

Dep: . I.. Grand Master. EDWIN L. PARKER. JR.,

G. P.C.:: of the Work.
JOHN T. GORSUCH,

Gi. Recorder,
F. J. S. GORGAS,

G:. Treasurer.
The Grand Recorder and Grand Treasurer presented their Books and
Accounts for the past year, which were on motion referred to the Committee on
Finance.
JOHN T. GORSUCH, GRAND RECORDER, in account with the Grand

Council of Maryland. 1575.

DR. 1875.
Nov.9, Cash from Concordia

Nov. 9, Cash paid Grand
Council No. 1.......

.$7.50
Treasurer.

$31.50
Cash from Jerusalem
Council, No. 2.......... 7.50
Cash from Tadmor
Council, No. 4.......... 7.00
Cash from Druid Council

1.50
Cash from Salem Council
No. 6...

5.00

C'R.

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No. 5...

$31.50

$31.50 Fraternally submitted

JOHN T. GORSUCH, Baltimore, November 9th, 1875.

Grand Recordir,

F. J. S. GORGAS, GRAND TREASURER, in account with the Grand

Council of Maryland. 1874. DR. 1875.

CR. Nov. 10. To Balance on hand, $113.21 Oct. 8. By Cash paid Paul and 1875.

Lindsay,..

4.50 Nov. 9. Cashi from Grand

1876. Recorder,

$31.50 | Jan. 17. By Cash paid Medairy

and Bou tr..
Nov. 7. By Cash paid A. S.
Abel & Co...

.00 8, By cash paid D. C. Ford, .60 9, Balance on hand...... 137.51

1.20

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$144.711

$144.71 Fraternally Submitted F. J. S. GORGAS,

Grand Treasurer. Baltimore, November 9th, 1875.

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