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Digest of Masonic Law

Author : George Wingate Chase
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Compilation Digest of Masonic Law of the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of the State of New York

Author : Freemasons. Grand Lodge of the State of New York
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Digest of Masonic Law

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The California Digest of Masonic Law

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A Digest of Masonic Law

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Digest of Masonic Law Being a Complete Code of Regulations Decisions and Opinions Upon Questions of Masonic Jurisprudence

Author : George Wingate Chase
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1863 edition. Excerpt: ... master mason, capable to undertake the Lord's work.--DerMott, 1756. By the ancient regulations, the physical deformity of an individual operates as a bar to his admission into the fraternity. But in view of the fact that this regulation was adopted for the government of the craft, at a period when they united the character of operative with that of speculative masons, this Grand Lodge, in common, it is believed, with most of her sister Grand Lodges in this country and in Europe, has authorized such a construction of the regulation as that, where the deformity does not amount to an inability to meet the requirements of the ritual, and honestly to acquire the means of subsistence, it constitutes no hindrance to initiation.--Const. Mass. By the ancient regulations, the physical deformity of an mdividual operates as a bar to his admission into the fraternity. But as this regulation was adopted for the government of the craft, at a period when they united the character of operative with that of speculative masons, this Grand Lodge authorizes such a construction of the regulation as that, when the deformity of the candidate is not such as to prevent him from being instructed in the arts or mysteries of Freemasonry, and does not amount to an inability honestly to acquire the means of subsistence, the admission will not bo an infringement upon the ancient landmarks, but will be perfectly consistent with the spirit of our institution.--Const. Maine. The applicant must be hale and sound, so as to be capable of gaining a livelihood for himself and family, and to perform the work of a member in the lodge.--Const. Penn. No individual, physically so deformed as to disable him from honestly acquiring the means of subsistence, or who may be...

Digest of Masonic Law

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Digest of Masonic Law

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Digest of Masonic Law of Florida

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Digest of Masonic Law

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Excerpt from Digest of Masonic Law: Being a Complete Code of Regulations, Decisions, and Opinions, Upon Questions on Masonic Jurisprudence The frequently expressed wish that he would publish it, or pre pare a work from it, and the acknowledged want of a compend, or digest, of masonic law, for the use of lodges, and especially of Masters of Lodges, at last induced him to set about the task; and now, after much care and labor, he presents to the fraternity this work, which he has entitled a digest or masonic law, in the hope that it may be found of practical value. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.