This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1888 edition. Excerpt: ... location of this Sovereign Grand Lodge, and to report all facts, propositions and suggestions, with all their acts, to the next ...Read MoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1888 edition. Excerpt: ... location of this Sovereign Grand Lodge, and to report all facts, propositions and suggestions, with all their acts, to the next session of this Grand Body. The report of the Special Committee on Revision of the Degree for Uniformed Degree Camps, was considered, amended and adopted. The new Degree was named the "Patriarchs Militant." (See Journal, pages 10,111-10,129.) The Special Committee was continued for another year, to correct and supervise the printing of all books, documents, etc., relating to the Degree, and was directed to copyright the Uniform, Flag, Banner and Jewels, adopted for the Degree of Patriarchs Militant. A new form of Public Dedication of an Odd Fellows' Hall was adopted. (See Journal, pages 10,159-10,167.) The Grand Lodge of Australasia was, under certain conditions, invested with all the powers and privileges heretofore granted to the Grand Lodge of the German Empire, and permitted to transact the ordinary Lodge business in the Initiatory Degree. A Special Committee was appointed, to present at next session, "such changes, amendments, alterations, revisions and legislation, as may be necessary to make the Ritual of the Degree Lodges, Daughters of Rebekah, as satisfactory as possible to the several jurisdictions." A vote of thanks was tendered Canton Excelsior No. r, of Louisville, Kentucky, for the aid given to the committee, and for the perfect manner in which they exemplified the Degree of Patriarchs Militant. Bro. J. C. Underwood, G. Rep., of Kentucky, was elected Lieatenant General of the Patriarchs Militant. The following form of application for membership was recommended: To the officers and members of--No. working under the jurisdiction of the Grand of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows of the...Read Less
Very Good/No Jacket. 6 1/2 x 9 1/2 " History; Collectible VG/NO DJ. 694pp crisp, clean text. frontispiece with tissue. Straight, tight, decorative, red cloth boards with black and gilt lettering and design, decorative endpapers. Odes Set to Music, Index. Preface "This book was written to satisfy a want long felt in Odd Fellowship. Notwithstanding the existence of this Society since 1819, its history, aims, objects, and its extraordinary success in its peculiar work, are little understood by the community at large." An exceptionally nice, clean, tight and bright copy. very good, decorated red cloth (hardcover) clean and tight copy.
Fair. Octavo 6" x 9.5" [W]. 694 pp. Hardcover, bound in decorative cloth. Moderate to heavy shelf-wear, with loss to much of the gilt stamping. The inside front hinge is partially split. Tanning throughout. Original owner inscription on the initial blank.
Half Leather. Good/No Jacket. Leather spine is dried and cracking with small chips missing. Red boards with gilt imprint. Front hinge cracked but holding. Dusty page edges. Inside is clean and binding still tight.
Good. Thick 8vo. 694pp, 6 Portraits, 15 Other Ills. Intro. by John H. White, Grand Sire. Contributors Henry L. Stillson, J. Fletcher Williams, Geo. Coburn, Mrs. L. B. Hall The binding is cloth with leather spine and corners, and gold stamping. 1.5" tear on spine, name etc in ink The top & bottom of the spine are chipped, the tear looks repairable. Good plus.
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