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Simon Eliot, Deputy Grand Master
John Soley, Senior Grand Warden
Shubael Bell, Junior Grand Warden



  • 03/12 (Vila's Hotel, Boston): II-327;
    • II-327: Committee making application to the General Court continued until May.
    • II-328: Representation on diplomas sent to committee.
    • II-328: Resolved that a blind man, making application to King Solomon's Lodge, not be admitted because "it is inconsistent and incompatible with the Constitutions of Masonry."
    • II-328: Motion of whether a Quaker can be made a Mason; referred to next Quarterly.
      • 06/09: II-330; carried forward;
      • 12/08: II-346; an affirmation as good as an oath.
  • 06/09 (Vila's Hotel, Boston): II-329;
    • II-330: Correspondence with Grand Lodge of New Hampshire regarding formation of convention of Past Masters to determine regular usage. A committee to be appointed.
    • II-331: Question on validity of affirmation, carried forward after discussion.
  • 09/08 (Vila's Hotel, Boston): II-336;
    • II-336: Report of committee on "rank and duty of District Deputy Grand Masters."
    • II-337: Due to communications with Portland Lodge, Ancient Landmark Lodge was directed to suspend meetings.
    • II-337: Committee to be appointed to consult with Boston lodges regarding terms of securing a hall for Grand Lodge.
  • 12/08 - 12/09 (Vila's Hotel, Boston): II-338; Annual Communication.
    • II-339ff: Final report of committee on "rank and duty of District Deputy Grand Masters." Detailed description of duties.
    • II-344: Ancient Landmark Lodge permitted to resume work.
    • II-344: Reports from District Deputy Grand Masters.
    • II-344: Representation from Wisdom and Cincinnatus Lodges regarding difference of fees between Massachusetts and New York; Isaiah Thomas to be authorized to contact the Grand Lodge of New York.
    • II-344: Re-election of Grand Master Bigelow and other grand officers. Appointments for the coming year.
    • II-345: Report on conference committee with New Hampshire.
    • II-347: Report of Grand Treasurer.


  • 03/12: II-327; Petition for lodge in Hingham, referred.
    • 06/09: II-329; Petition continued, remonstrance against establishment.
    • 09/08: II-337; further posponement.
    • 12/08: II-344; withdrawn.
  • 03/12: II-327; Petition for lodge in Steuben (Me.); referred.
    • 06/09: II-330; Petition continued, due to "informality".
    • 09/08: II-337; Petition granted.
  • 06/09: II-330; Petition for Mountain Lodge, Rowe, referred to DDGM, 7th Dist.; granted.
  • 06/09: II-330; Petition for Ancient Landmark Lodge, Portland (Me.)
    • 09/08: II-337; Petition granted.
  • 12/09: II-347; Petition for a lodge in St. Stephen, New Brunswick; referred.


  • 03/12 (Boston): II-326;
    • II-326: Visit to Columbian Lodge, Boston. Degree work, and a "pathetic and very instructive address" to the lodge.
  • 06/16 (Boston): II-333;
    • II-333: Visit to The Massachusetts Lodge, Boston. An "appropriate ode, composed for the occasion‚" was sung. R.W. C. P. Sumner gave an address on the principles of Masonry; Grand Master Bigelow also gave an "impressive and judicious address, or admonitory oration."
  • 06/24 (Cambridge): II-334;
    • II-334: Constitution of Amicable Lodge, Cambridge, and installation of officers. An "ingenious and eloquent address‚" was delivered by R.W. Samuel P.P. Fay which "received the highest applause of a large and brilliant assemblage of ladies and gentlemen."Various clergy and members of Harvard faculty were present."


Note: A complete list of lodges by district at the end of 1806 appears on Page II-350.

DISTRICT 1 (Boston and vicinity)

Daniel Davis, District Deputy Grand Master; 14 Lodges

DISTRICT 2 (Newburyport and North Shore)

Jonathan Gage, District Deputy Grand Master; 9 Lodges

DISTRICT 3 (South Shore and Cape Cod)

Hector Orr, District Deputy Grand Master; 9 Lodges

DISTRICT 4 (Southeast)

James Ellis, District Deputy Grand Master; 6 Lodges

DISTRICT 5 (Framingham, west and north)

Jonathan Maynard, District Deputy Grand Master; 6 Lodges

DISTRICT 6 (Central Mass., Worcester)

Ezekiel L. Bascom, District Deputy Grand Master; 8 Lodges

DISTRICT 7 (North Central Massachusetts)

Daniel Stebbins, District Deputy Grand Master; 6 Lodges

DISTRICT 8 (Berkshires)

Caleb Hyde, District Deputy Grand Master; 7 Lodges

DISTRICT 9 (Southern Maine)

Woodbury Storer, District Deputy Grand Master; 10 Lodges

DISTRICT 10 (Central Maine)

George Ulmer, District Deputy Grand Master; 5 Lodges

DISTRICT 11 (Eastern Maine)

John Cooper, District Deputy Grand Master; 4 Lodges

DISTRICT 12 (Islands)

William Coffin, District Deputy Grand Master; 2 Lodges


No District Deputy Grand Master; 3 Lodges

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