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Published by Printed by Christopher Jackson, for George Keatinge"s whloesale and retail book-store. in Baltimore .
Written in English


  • Freemasons -- History.,
  • Freemasons -- Addresses, essays, lectures.

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Statementby James Mullalla, L.L.B.
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 47838.
The Physical Object
Pagination15, [1] p.
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17736177M

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4 ON THE ORIGIN The entered apprentice knows but littlemore os Masonry than the use os signs and tokens, and certain steps and words, by which Masons can recognise each other, without being dis- covered by a person who is not a mason. The fellow-craftis not much better instructed inma- sonry than the entered apprentice. Itis only in the Master-Mason's Lodge that whatever know- ledge remains os. The Origin of Free-Masonry by Thomas Paine NOTE: This essay appeared in New York, , with an anonymous preface of which I quote the opening paragraph: "This tract is a chapter belonging to the Third Part of the Age of Reason, as will be seen by the references made in it to preceding articles, as forming part of the same work. The Beginning of Masonry THE ancient Cosmic Science, of which Freemasonry is the modern survival, gives the date of its incep-tion, as that at which the above "Cardinal Signs" commenced their reign, viz. B. C., commonly reck-. ORIGIN OF MASONRY. English Grand Lodge Formed in Apple Tree Tavern. Masonry as we know it dates from , but Masonic legends claim a much greater antiquity for the Craft. Many naive and credulous members take those fanciful pretensions seriously and believe that Masonry can be traced back to King Solomon’s Temple or to the Tower of Babel.

Freemasonry from AD to the Grand Lodge Era A SKETCH OF THE TRANSITION PERIOD by Bro. W.J. Hughan, P.G.D., Hon. Mem. No. There is such an abundance of evidence in proof of the continuity of Freemasonry during the period selected, that it is only necessary to study the special records of the old Lodges, happily still preserved, the Rolls of the "Old Charges", and especially the extant. penned the essay “Origin of Free-Masonry.”16 For some, Paine’s curiosity about Freemasonry, and his decision to write about it, have been, in and of themselves, sufficient proof that he was a Mason. However, Vincent rejects this line of reasoning: Paine’s interest in Freemasonry was such that toward. Masonry is a growing career that requires knowledge of history, materials, and techniques. Masonry consists of a lot of different things such as laying brick, block, or rock. It also consists of pouring concrete slabs such as foundations, driveways, or even pouring concrete walls. Origin myths and theories Early Masonic sources. The earliest masonic texts each contain some sort of a history of the craft, or mystery, of oldest known work of this type, The Halliwell Manuscript, or Regius Poem, dates from between and This document has a brief history in its introduction, stating that the "craft of masonry" began with Euclid in Egypt, and came to.

At the Lodge of Aberdeen, a handsome Mark Book was kept from onwards and in it can be found a list of the names and marks of all the Master Masons and apprentices of the Lodge in , in the order of their admission, followed by a continuous list of later entrants, and a collection of regulations under the heading "Laws and Statutes for masons gathered out of their old writings". Available in PDF, epub, and Kindle ebook, or read online. This book has pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in Description. This is a set of essays which discuss the esoteric side of Masonry. Freemasonry is a fraternal organization that grew out of centuries-old European trade guilds. Freemasons (or Masons) meet in lodges, where they ritually reenact a story based on the brief biblical account of a man named Hiram, whom Solomon commissioned to work on the temple in Jerusalem. 1 During the reenactment, Masons advance by degrees, using handgrips, key words, and special clothing. Masonry and the Formation of America (History Essay Sample) / Samples / History / Masonry And The Formation Of America The history and impact of Freemasonry in the United States has always been surrounded by controversies and conspiracy theorists have always come in handy to provide different accounts of the role played by Masons in the.