Location: Concepción, Chile
Chartered By: not chartered
Precedence Date: 11/20/1856
Current Status: dispensation returned 1857.
Mentioned in the committee report on Grand Master William Sewall Gardner's address in September 1869; granted a dispensation in 1856, but "in 1858, a majority of the petitioners having satisfied themselves that it was not possible to maintain a new lodge at that place, the undertaking was abandoned and the dispensation returned."
From Moore's Freemason's Monthly, Vol. XVI, No. 2, November 1856, Page 64:
A Dispensation for a Lodge at Conception, Chili, was issued by the Grand Master of this State on the 1st Nov. last, to sundry Brethren residing at that place, with permission to work in both the English and Spanish languages.