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Odd Fellowship; Its History and Manual (Paperback) Loot Price: R529
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Odd Fellowship; Its History and Manual (Paperback): Theodore A. Ross

Odd Fellowship; Its History and Manual (Paperback)

Theodore A. Ross

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: CHAPTER IV. THE ENCAMPMENT BRANCH OF THE ORDER. By J. Fletcher Williams, P. G. M. of Minnesota. THE Encampment Branch of our Order, as the newly made Patriarch finds it at the present day, with its well-matured and strong organization, its fascinating and impressive Ritual, and its perfectly organized system of laws and usages, is vastly different from the crude and fragmentary institution which the founders of our Order in America were experimenting with some sixty, or more, years ago. In fact, from that embryotic state, it has by a slow, but steady system of evolution, developed into its present proud maturity, perfection and strength. The Encampment, as such, or even the Patriarchal Degrees, were quite unknown and unthought of, at the period when our Order was struggling into existence in Baltimore, in 1819. Wildey and his coadjutors, in their little meetings, knew nothing but the three original Degrees received from England: 1. The White. 2. The Blue. 3. The Scarlet. And there appears to have been no others in the printed Ritual of the Manchester Unity, as late as 1824. In 182o the "Covenant" and "Remembrance" Degrees were added to the structure in America, and were taken by Bro. Wildey to England in 1826. The first mention we find of what is now known as an Encampment Degree is in the Journal of the Grand Lodge of Maryland and of the United States, February 22d, 1821, where it is recorded: " Past Grand Larkam having been duly admitted to membership, the Golden Rule Degree was conferred on five Past Grands." This Degree had recently been constructed, and communicated to the head of theAmerican Order, and it became, thereafter, a part of the Ritual of the American Lodges. The Degree is also mentioned in the records of 1822, 1823 and 1824, as the Fourth Degree. A...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: October 2012
First published: October 2012
Authors: Theodore A. Ross
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 15mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 274
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-26742-7
Categories: Books
LSN: 0-217-26742-4
Barcode: 9780217267427

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