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John Soley, Deputy Grand Master
Francis J. Oliver, Senior Grand Warden
Oliver Prescott, Junior Grand Warden



  • 03/12 (Masons Hall, Boston): II-434;
    • II-434: Committee to investigate disclosure of charitable donation.
    • II-435; Resolution following debate about deposit of Grand Lodge records; to remain with the Grand Treasurer.
    • II-436; Dispute between Rising States and Lodge of St. Andrew regarding rank.
    • II-436: Petition by Rising Star to remove to Canton; granted, if approved by the District Deputy Grand Master.
    • II-436: Pamphlets from the archives of the Grand Lodge to be distributed.
  • 09/10 (Masons Hall, Boston): II-441;
    • II-442: Committee appointed to respond to communication from Essex Lodge regarding irregularities at Mount Moriah and Philanthropic Lodges.
      • II-450: Tabled.
    • II-442: Marine Lodge petitioned to return its charter due to financial constraints. Grand Secretary directed to write to the lodge to request them to deliver the charter to the District Deputy.
  • 12/10 (Masons Hall, Boston): II-448; Annual Communication.
    • II-449: Committee to approach legislature regarding incorporation reported that "the subject had been duly attended to but without the desired effect."
    • II-449: Communications from various Grand Lodges.
    • II-450: Petition from Unity Lodge, Ipswich, requesting remission; not granted.
    • II-450: Rising States Lodge resigned its charter; committee appointed to discuss the propriety of this resignation.
    • II-451: Committee of Accounts and Finance reported.
    • II-452ff: Discussion regarding irregularities in the accounts of District Deputy Grand Masters.
    • II-454: Election of Timothy Bigelow as Grand Master; other Grand Officers elected.
  • 12/17 (by adjournment of Annual Communication): II-456;
    • II-456: Committee of Accounts and Finance chosen (II-462: empowered to determine renovation costs for Masons Hall; and also to determine what Lodges are deficient in payment of dues.)
    • II-456ff: Communications with other Grand Lodges; Grand Lodge to send a commission to Washington, DC in January 1811 to discuss relations with other Grand Lodges; but "not to agree to any motion or resolves . . . for the forming of, or the meeting of, a National Superintending Grand Lodge, without special instructions from this Grand Lodge."
    • II-459: Address by Grand Master Bartlett.
    • II-460: Installation of Grand Master Bigelow and other Grand Officers.
    • II-461: Thanks voted to Grand Master Bartlett and others.
    • II-462: Inventory of regalia belonging to the Grand Lodge.



  • 07/12 (Lanesboro): II-446;
    • II-446: Constitution of Mystic Lodge, Lanesboro, and installation of officers. Officiated by R.W. Robert Walker, District Deputy Grand Master. Sermon preached by Rev. Pardy.
  • 09/26 (Danvers): II-444;
    • II-444: Constitution of Jordan Lodge, Danvers, and installation of officers. Sermon preached by R.W. and Rev. Bro. Batchelder based on "Prove all things: hold fast to that which is good." A public ceremony attended by many, including "gentlemen of distinction and numerous spectators."


DISTRICT 1 (Boston and vicinity)

Shubael Bell, District Deputy Grand Master; 14 Lodges

DISTRICT 2 (Newburyport and North Shore)

John Saunders; Josiah Greenleaf, District Deputy Grand Master; 11 Lodges

DISTRICT 3 (South Shore and Cape Cod)

Charles Turner, District Deputy Grand Master; 8 Lodges

DISTRICT 4 (Southeast)

James Ellis, District Deputy Grand Master; 6 Lodges

DISTRICT 5 (Framingham, west and north)

Timothy Whiting, District Deputy Grand Master; 7 Lodges

DISTRICT 6 (Central Mass., Worcester)

James J. Thompson, District Deputy Grand Master; 8 Lodges

DISTRICT 7 (North Central Massachusetts)

John Phelps, District Deputy Grand Master; 10 Lodges

DISTRICT 8 (Berkshires)

Robert Walker, District Deputy Grand Master; 8 Lodges

DISTRICT 9 (Southern Maine)

John D. Hopkins, District Deputy Grand Master; 12 Lodges

DISTRICT 10 (Central Maine)

Samuel Thatcher, District Deputy Grand Master; 6 Lodges

DISTRICT 11 (Eastern Maine)

Oliver Snead, District Deputy Grand Master; 4 Lodges

DISTRICT 12 (Islands)

John Brock, District Deputy Grand Master; 2 Lodges


No District Deputy Grand Master; 2 Lodges

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