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Latest revision as of 21:06, 29 October 2021

1805

Timothy Bigelow, Grand High Priest
Benjamin Russell, Deputy Grand High Priest
Gilman White, Grand King
Abraham Perkins, Grand Scribe

REGULAR SESSIONS

ANNUAL SESSION, 09/17/1805

Meeting held at Mason's Hall, Newburyport (ChI-42):

The Grand Chapter opened.

Grand Chapter voted as follows:

  • To grant a charter for King Solomon's Chapter, Charlton.
  • To audit the accounts of the Treasurer and Secretary, which were found correct. A committee was appointed to ascertain compensation for those officers.
  • To create a new committee to examine the Constitutions, consisting of Companions Bigelow, Fowle, A. Sigourney. and Fowle.
  • To direct the Secretary to communicate with the Grand Chapters in the Northern States.

The meeting elected the following officers for the Grand Royal Arch Chapter for the ensuing year:

  • Timothy Bigelow, Grand High Priest
  • Benjamin Russell, Deputy Grand High Priest
  • David Coffin, Jr., Grand King
  • Samuel A. Otis, Grand Scribe
  • Andrew Sigourney, Grand Treasurer
  • Edward Horsman, Grand Secretary
  • Asa Eaton, Grand Chaplain
  • Henry Purkitt, Grand Marshal
  • William Learned, Grand Steward
  • Thomas Redman, Grand Steward
  • Jacob Perkins, Grand Steward
  • James Locke, Grand Steward
  • William Tompkins, Grand Inside Sentinel
  • William Eaton, Grand Tyler

REGULAR MEETING, 06/10/1806

Held at Mason's Hall, Boston (ChI-46):

The Grand Chapter opened and voted as follows:

  • For a new committee on diplomas
  • For a committee to "make such repairs and additions to the Robes of the Grand and Deputy Grand High Priest and Scribe, as they may deem expedient."
  • That a committee be appointed, consisting of Companions Bigelow, Fowle and Gage to "consider the expediency of altering the regulations of this Grand Chapter so as to allow the constituting within this jurisdiction a Mark Master's Lodge only in any case."
  • For a committee rejecting a particular applicant.

SPECIAL MEETINGS

SPECIAL MEETING, 01/29/1806

Held at Mason's Hall, Boston (ChI-44):

The Grand Chapter opened, and received a set of revisions for the By-Laws. Copies were directed to be printed and distributed.

The Treasurer and Secretary were voted compensation, and the Treasurer was authorized to borrow money for the use of the Grand Chapter.

LIST OF CHAPTERS IN MASSACHUSETTS: 1805

No. Location Lodge Precedence Date Chartering Body
1 Boston St. Andrew's 08/28/1769 Scotland
2 Newburyport King Cyrus 06/28/1790 ?
3 Groton St. John's 10/18/1804 Grand Chapter of Massachusetts
4 Portland (Maine) Mount Vernon 02/13/1805 Grand Chapter of Massachusetts
5 Charlton King Solomon's 09/17/1805 Grand Chapter of Massachusetts


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