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Maryland.
Encampment No. 3, Baltimore,
Do.

Do.
Do. No. 24, Havre de Grace,

Massachusetts.
Encampment of K.T. Boston.
Encampment of K.T. Newburyport.
Council of K.R.Ç, at Portland,

Rhode-Island. St. John's Encampment of K.R.C. K.T. and K. of M. meets at Mason's Hall in Providence on the first Monday evenings in March, June, Sepe tember and December.

END OF PART FIRST.

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THE

OR, ILLUSTRATIONS OF MASONRY:

IN TWO PARTS.

BY THOMAS SMITH WEBB, PAST MASTER OF TEMPLE LODGE, ALBANY, AND G.H.R. OF THE GRAND ROYAL ARCH CHAPTER OF

RHODE-ISLAND, &c.

PART SECOND.

CONTAINING

AN ACCOUNT OF THE INEFFABLE DE

GREES OF MASONRY;

AND THE
HISTORY OF FREEMASONRY

IN AMERICA.

PUBLISHED BY CUSHING & APPLETON, AT THE SIGN OF THE BIBLE, SALEM ; & BY HENRY CUSHING,

AT THE BIBLE & ANCHOR, PROVIDENCE.

Joshua Cushing, Printer, No. 79, State Street, Boston.

PREFACE,

THE INEFFABLE DEGREES OF MASONRY, the History and Charges of which are contained in the following pages, are as ancient (it is alledged) as the time of King Solomon ; the proof of which, is probably known only to those who are professors of the degrees.

The general design of this part of the work is to preserve the History and Charges of the several Ineffable Degrees from falling into oblivion; with which they have been tong threatened, as well from the small number of conventions of masons who possess them, as from the little attention that has been paid to their meetings of late years.

It will also serve to convince masons who possess the Degress treated of in the first part of this work, that there is a total difference between those and the Ineffable Degrees; for it is a circumstance

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