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''Meeting held at Mason's Hall, Boston (ChI-97):''
 
''Meeting held at Mason's Hall, Boston (ChI-97):''
 
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The Grand Chapter opened.  
 
The Grand Chapter opened.  
  
 
Grand Chapter voted as follows:
 
Grand Chapter voted as follows:
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* To give leave to the Committees on Ceremonies and Installations and on Expulsions to report at the next meeting.
 
* To review the accounts of Treasurer and Secretary and fix their compensation.
 
* To review the accounts of Treasurer and Secretary and fix their compensation.
 
* To address a disciplinary meeting in [http://masonicgenealogy.com/MediaWiki/index.php?title=RACKingCyrus King Cyrus] Chapter.
 
* To address a disciplinary meeting in [http://masonicgenealogy.com/MediaWiki/index.php?title=RACKingCyrus King Cyrus] Chapter.
* To appoint Companions Purkitt, Fowle and A. Sigourney to report on "a form for ceremonies of installation and public processions."
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* To appoint Companions Fowle, Sigourney and Horsman as a Committee "to give Brother John Lathrop such information from the records of the Grand Chapter as may be deemed proper."
* To appoint Companions Hopkins, Woart, Gage, Purkitt and Knapp as a committee on "what measures shall be adopted to prevent spurious Royal Arch Masons from gaining admission into regular Chapters."
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The meeting elected the following officers for the Grand Royal Arch Chapter for the ensuing year:
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The meeting elected and appointed the following officers for the Grand Royal Arch Chapter for the ensuing year:
 
* [http://masonicgenealogy.com/MediaWiki/index.php?title=MAGCJHopkins James Dean Hopkins], Grand High Priest
 
* [http://masonicgenealogy.com/MediaWiki/index.php?title=MAGCJHopkins James Dean Hopkins], Grand High Priest
* William Woart, Grand King; he declined election and was replaced by [http://masonicgenealogy.com/MediaWiki/index.php?title=GMJAbbot John Abbot].
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* [http://masonicgenealogy.com/MediaWiki/index.php?title=MAGLHFowle Henry Fowle], Deputy Grand High Priest
* [http://masonicgenealogy.com/MediaWiki/index.php?title=MAGLHPurkitt Henry Purkitt], Grand Scribe
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* [http://masonicgenealogy.com/MediaWiki/index.php?title=GMJAbbot John Abbot], Grand King
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* [http://masonicgenealogy.com/MediaWiki/index.php?title=MAGLETurner Edward Turner], Grand Scribe; ''he later declined the office; it appears that Henry Purkitt served in that capacity pro tem.''
 
* [http://masonicgenealogy.com/MediaWiki/index.php?title=MAGLASigourney Andrew Sigourney], Grand Treasurer
 
* [http://masonicgenealogy.com/MediaWiki/index.php?title=MAGLASigourney Andrew Sigourney], Grand Treasurer
 
* Edward Horsman, Grand Secretary
 
* Edward Horsman, Grand Secretary
 
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* [http://masonicgenealogy.com/MediaWiki/index.php?title=MAGLJHammatt John B. Hammatt], Grand Marshal
The following officers were appointed for the coming year:
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* [http://masonicgenealogy.com/MediaWiki/index.php?title=MAGLHFowle Henry Fowle], Deputy Grand High Priest
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* [http://masonicgenealogy.com/MediaWiki/index.php?title=MAGLJHammatt John B. Hammatt], Grand Chaplain
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* [http://masonicgenealogy.com/MediaWiki/index.php?title=MAGLJoBartlett John Bartlett], Grand Chaplain
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* [http://masonicgenealogy.com/MediaWiki/index.php?title=MAGLJaThompson James Thompson], Grand Chaplain
 
* [http://masonicgenealogy.com/MediaWiki/index.php?title=MAGLJaThompson James Thompson], Grand Chaplain
 
* Seth Johnson, Grand Steward
 
* Seth Johnson, Grand Steward
 
* Jonathan Chadwick, Grand Steward
 
* Jonathan Chadwick, Grand Steward
* John Chadwick, Grand Steward
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* Benjamin Whitmore, Grand Steward
 
* Nicholas Pierce, Jr., Grand Steward
 
* Nicholas Pierce, Jr., Grand Steward
 
* Richard Hunnewell, Grand Tyler
 
* Richard Hunnewell, Grand Tyler
 
* Ebenezer Oliver, Grand Tyler
 
* Ebenezer Oliver, Grand Tyler
  
=== STATED MEETING, 12/12/1811 ===
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=== STATED MEETING, 12/15/1812 ===
  
''Held at Mason's Hall, Boston (ChI-83):''
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''Held at Mason's Hall, Boston (ChI-100):''
  
 
The Grand Chapter opened.
 
The Grand Chapter opened.
  
 
The Grand Chapter voted:
 
The Grand Chapter voted:
* To grant a Charter to [http://masonicgenealogy.com/MediaWiki/index.php?title=RACWashington Washington] Chapter in Salem.
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* To accept the report of the Committee on installations and public processions. It would be distributed to all Chapters.
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* To appoint a committee "to examine the General Regulations of this Grand Chapter, and report such alterations as they may deem necessary . . .:
  
=== STATED MEETING, 06/11/1811 ===
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Companion Fowle reported on the Order of High Priesthood "and the manner in which it had been conferred in St. Andrew's Royal Arch Chapter."
  
''Held at Mason's Hall, Boston (ChI-78):''
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=== STATED MEETING, 06/15/1813 ===
  
The Grand Chapter opened.
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''Held at Mason's Hall, Boston (ChI-102):''
 
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The Committee on form of installation and public processions reported a form; the vote was postponed to the next meeting of the Grand Chapter. The "propriety of designating appropriate jewels for subordinate officers in the several Chapters" was referred to this committee.
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=== STATED MEETING, 06/09/1812 ===
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''Held at Mason's Hall, Boston (ChI-90):''
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The Grand Chapter opened.
 
The Grand Chapter opened.
  
 
The Grand Chapter voted:
 
The Grand Chapter voted:
* To add Companions Abbot and Hammatt to the Committee on the form of installations.
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* To discharge the Committee on Expulsions. A new committee was appointed.
 
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* To provide thanks to Companion Sigourney, who had evidently advanced his own money to support the Grand Chapter.
* A petition from Companions James Gurney, Peter Hussey, Thaddeus Coffin and others, "to open and hold a Chapter of Royal Arch Masons in the town of Nantucket, by the name of The Rising Sun." Voted to be granted if a recommendation was obtained from [http://masonicgenealogy.com/MediaWiki/index.php?title=RACStAndrew St. Andrew's] Chapter.
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The Committee on Expulsions reported.
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The regalia Committee reported.
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== SPECIAL MEETINGS ==
 
== SPECIAL MEETINGS ==
  
=== SPECIAL MEETING, 01/15/1812 ===
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''None.''
 
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''Held at Mason's Hall, Salem; ChI-85:''
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The present form for installations and public processions was directed to be used for this event.
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[http://masonicgenealogy.com/MediaWiki/index.php?title=RACWashington Washington] Chapter was installed and constituted by the Grand Chapter. ''A full description of this event, the first well-documented constitution of a Royal Arch Chapter, is given in detail starting on Page ChI-86.''
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=== SPECIAL MEETING, 01/23/1812  ===
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''Held in a private room in Charlestown; ChI-88''.
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Memorial for James Harrison; [http://masonicgenealogy.com/MediaWiki/index.php?title=GMBartlett#ADDRESS_AT_ST._ANDREW.27S_LODGE.2C_APRIL_1810 address given by Josiah Bartlett]. The address appears beginning on Page ChI-93.
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== LIST OF CHAPTERS IN MASSACHUSETTS: 1811 ==
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== LIST OF CHAPTERS IN MASSACHUSETTS: 1812 ==
  
 
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Latest revision as of 13:52, 3 November 2021

1812

James Dean Hopkins, Grand High Priest
Henry Fowle, Deputy Grand High Priest
John Abbot, Grand King
Henry Purkitt, Grand Scribe

REGULAR SESSIONS

ANNUAL SESSION, 09/15/1812

Meeting held at Mason's Hall, Boston (ChI-97):

The Grand Chapter opened.

Grand Chapter voted as follows:

  • To give leave to the Committees on Ceremonies and Installations and on Expulsions to report at the next meeting.
  • To review the accounts of Treasurer and Secretary and fix their compensation.
  • To address a disciplinary meeting in King Cyrus Chapter.
  • To appoint Companions Fowle, Sigourney and Horsman as a Committee "to give Brother John Lathrop such information from the records of the Grand Chapter as may be deemed proper."

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

  • James Dean Hopkins, Grand High Priest
  • Henry Fowle, Deputy Grand High Priest
  • John Abbot, Grand King
  • Edward Turner, Grand Scribe; he later declined the office; it appears that Henry Purkitt served in that capacity pro tem.
  • Andrew Sigourney, Grand Treasurer
  • Edward Horsman, Grand Secretary
  • John B. Hammatt, Grand Marshal
  • James Thompson, Grand Chaplain
  • Seth Johnson, Grand Steward
  • Jonathan Chadwick, Grand Steward
  • Benjamin Whitmore, Grand Steward
  • Nicholas Pierce, Jr., Grand Steward
  • Richard Hunnewell, Grand Tyler
  • Ebenezer Oliver, Grand Tyler

STATED MEETING, 12/15/1812

Held at Mason's Hall, Boston (ChI-100):

The Grand Chapter opened.

The Grand Chapter voted:

  • To accept the report of the Committee on installations and public processions. It would be distributed to all Chapters.
  • To appoint a committee "to examine the General Regulations of this Grand Chapter, and report such alterations as they may deem necessary . . .:

Companion Fowle reported on the Order of High Priesthood "and the manner in which it had been conferred in St. Andrew's Royal Arch Chapter."

STATED MEETING, 06/15/1813

Held at Mason's Hall, Boston (ChI-102):

The Grand Chapter opened.

The Grand Chapter voted:

  • To discharge the Committee on Expulsions. A new committee was appointed.
  • To provide thanks to Companion Sigourney, who had evidently advanced his own money to support the Grand Chapter.

SPECIAL MEETINGS

None.

LIST OF CHAPTERS IN MASSACHUSETTS: 1812

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
6 Salem Washington 01/09/1811 Grand Chapter of Massachusetts

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