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Page 25 - Masons duly chartered by and installed according to the general rules and regulations of the Grand Council of Royal and Select Masters of the state of New York ; 4.
Page 107 - Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia...
Page 82 - In testimony whereof, I have hereunto signed my name and caused the Seal of the United States to be affixed. Done at the City of Washington, This Twenty-ninth day of September AD 1865, and of the Independence of the United States the Ninetieth. ANDREW JOHNSON By the President: W. Hunter Acting Secretary of State...
Page 127 - He received the degrees of Royal and Select Master in Adrian Council, No. 18, in 1866; was elected Thrice Illustrious Master of Clinton Council, No. 26, in 1877, and served for twenty-four years in that position. In 1878 he was elected Grand Principal Conductor of Work and in 1880 was elevated to the station of Grand Master of the Grand Council, Royal and Select Masters of Michigan, and has ever since been a faithful attendant at the annual assemblies of that body. He was for many years active as...
Page 12 - Grand Master of the Grand Council of Royal and Select Masters of England and Wales and the Colonies and Dependencies of the British Crown, whom may the Most High long preserve.
Page 127 - ... supreme council of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite for the northern jurisdiction of the United States; 6.
Page 62 - Masonic law that the first three degrees were the joint property of all, but the others, the peculiar property of the inventors. Royal Arch Masonry separated itself from ' Blue ' Masonry, organized itself, invented three new degrees, and commenced an independent existence. The Royal and Select Masters formed themselves into councils, and after a time they, too, organized themselves into Grand Councils, and claimed an independent existence. The Supreme Council did not deny the right, but simply retained...
Page 127 - In 1883 he was chairman of a commission sent by the government to the Sandwich Islands to investigate alleged violations of the Hawaiian Reciprocity Treaty. In January, 1885, he was again appointed special agent of the 'treasury Department, resigning in the December following.
Page 127 - He received a good elementary education in the schools of his native state, and took up the study of law. He was admitted to the bar, and entered upon the practice of his profession in Ohio, where he remained until 1855.
Page 85 - Clay, for the able, impartial, and dignified manner in which he has presided over its deliberations, and performed the arduous and important duties of the Chair.

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