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Oliver Prescott, Grand High Priest
Henry Fowle, Deputy Grand High Priest
William Woart, Grand King
Thomas Jackson, Grand Scribe


ANNUAL SESSION, 09/11/1810

Meeting held at Mason's Hall, Boston (ChI-72):

The Grand Chapter opened.

Grand Chapter voted as follows:

  • To empower the Grand Secretary to call upon King Solomon's Chapter and inform it "of a breach of the regulations of the Grand Chapter by not being represented."
  • To postpone the motion regarding the granting of Charters.
  • To review the accounts of Treasurer and Secretary and fix their compensation.
  • To acknowledge a letter from M. E. Oliver Prescott declining re-election.

The meeting elected the following officers for the Grand Royal Arch Chapter for the ensuing year:

The following officers were appointed for the coming year:

  • Henry Fowle, Deputy Grand High Priest
  • Henry Purkitt, Grand Chaplain
  • John Bartlett, Grand Chaplain
  • James Thompson, Grand Chaplain
  • Jacob Perkins, Grand Steward
  • James Locke, Grand Steward
  • Seth Johnson, Grand Steward
  • Jonathan Chadwick, Grand Steward
  • Ebenezer Oliver, Grand Inside Sentinel
  • William Eaton, Grand Tyler
  • Jeremiah Folsom, Grand Tyler

The motion regarding the procedure for granting a Charter was reviewed and approved with amendment.

STATED MEETING, 01/09/1811

Held at Mason's Hall, Boston (ChI-77):

The Grand Chapter opened.

Robert Lash, Jr. declined to serve as steward, and Companion Josiah Calef was appointed in his place. Benjamin Russell resigned as Deputy Grand High Priest and was replaced by Henry Fowle.

The Grand Chapter voted:

  • To grant a Charter to Washington Chapter in Salem.

STATED MEETING, 06/11/1811

Held at Mason's Hall, Boston (ChI-78):

The Grand Chapter opened.

The Grand Chapter voted:

  • To address a disciplinary meeting in King Cyrus Chapter.
  • To provide a public dinner for the September 1811 annual meeting.


No. Location Lodge Precedence Date Chartering Body
1 Boston St. Andrew's 08/28/1769 Scotland
2 Newburyport King Cyrus 06/28/1790 ?
3 Groton St. John's 10/18/1804 Grand Chapter of Massachusetts
4 Portland (Maine) Mount Vernon 02/13/1805 Grand Chapter of Massachusetts
5 Charlton King Solomon's 09/17/1805 Grand Chapter of Massachusetts
6 Salem Washington 01/09/1811 Grand Chapter of Massachusetts

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