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GRAND LODGE, June, 1825. I certify, that, pursuant to a resolution of the Grand Lodge, of January 17, 1825, the R W. Grand Master, James Harper, esq. the R. W. Past Grand Master, Josiah Randall, esq. and Brother Thomas F. Gordon were appointed a Committee to compile and report the Constitutions, Rules, and Regulations for the government of the Grand Lodge, and the Lodges under its jurisdiction, and that the said Committee reported the following work, which was unanimously approved by the Grand Lodge on the 18th day of April, 1825.
SAMUEL H. THOMAS,
Note.—The price of a Warrant (page 135) is, by typographical error, stated to be $1: it should read 81, say eighty-one dollars.
PLAN OF THE WORK.
Page. 1. A notice of the principles and objects of Masonry, 1 II. Its conjectural history, or its relations to the ancient secret societies,
18 III. The history of Masonry in Great Britain,
37 IV, Its introduction and progress on the continent of
59 V. Its introduction and progress in the United States, 63 VI. Historical notice of the Arch degree,
78 VII. The Bodleian Manuscript,
BOOK II. General Polity of Masonry. 1. The ancient charges, as first collected and published in 1723,
97 II. The original constitutions,
109 III. The constitutions of the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania, 130 IV. The Pennsylvania constitution of the Royal Arch, 171
Ceremonial of Masonry.
182 183 ib.
2. At the making a brother,
3. At the closing of a lodge,
2. Charge to a Master of a lodge at installation,
184 186 188 190 191 194 196