The History of Freemasonry, Volume 6

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Masonic History Company, 1898

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Page 1622 - For this Melchisedec, king of Salem, priest of the most high God, who met Abraham returning from the slaughter of the kings, and blessed him ; to whom also Abraham gave a tenth part of all...
Page 1727 - And it came to pass, when Jesus had ended these sayings, the people were astonished at his doctrine: for He taught them as one having authority, and not as the scribes.
Page 1460 - Howard, directly opposite to the city, under a dispensation from the MW Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of the State of New York.
Page 1663 - ... all such rules, orders, and regulations as shall be made for the good government of the same ; that in no wise you omit once in every year to send to us, our successors.
Page 1696 - ... to buy. Next, a wave of the hand shows the child being sent off on her errand, the usual sign of walking being added, which is made by two fingers walking on the table. The turning of an imaginary door-handle now takes us into the shop, where the counter is shown by passing the flat hands as it were over it. Behind this counter a figure is pointed out; he is shown to be a man by the usual sign of putting...
Page 1575 - ... beg leave to report that they have had the subject under consideration, and are...
Page 1663 - Grand Master of the Most Ancient and Honorable Society of Free and Accepted Masons...
Page 1584 - Resolved, That the Grand Royal Arch Chapter hereby releases control of the Cryptic Degrees and recommends that the Grand Council of Royal and Select Masters resume its former jurisdiction of the degrees. " That Chapters are hereby prohibited from communicating and conferring the Cryptic Degrees, recognizing the authority of the Grand Council in all matters pertaining to said degrees.
Page 1561 - Sweden, and Louis of Bourbon in France. On the 25th of October, 1762, the Grand Masonic Constitutions were finally ratified in Berlin, and proclaimed for the government of all masonic bodies working in the Scotch rite over the two hemispheres. In the same year, they were transmitted to Stephen Morin, who had been appointed in August, 1761...
Page 1656 - Head of this country, having destroyed all connection and correspondence between the subjects of these States and the country from which the Grand Lodge originally derived its commissioned authority ; and the principles of the Craft, inculcating on its professors submission to the commands of the civil authority of the country they reside in ; the brethren did assume an elective supremacy, and under it chose a Grand Master and Grand Officers, and erected a Grand Lodge with independent powers and...

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