THE

MASONIC MANUAL

A pocket Companion for the Initiated:

CONTAINING THE
 

RITUALS OF FREEMASONRY

EMBRACED IN THE DEGREES OF THE
 

LODGE CHAPTER AND ENCAMPMENT;

EMBELLISHED WITH
 

Upwards of Three Hundred Engravings.

TOGETHER WITH
 

FORMS OF MASONIC DOCUMENTS, NOTES, SONGS, DATES, ETC.


Compiled and arranged
 

BY ROBERT MACOY

PAST MASTER, PAST GRAND SECRETARY, PAST GRAND COMMANDER,
GRAND RECORDER, ETC.

REVISED EDITION, 1867.



 

NEW YORK:

C L A R K  &   M A Y N A R D,

5 Barclay, St.



 



 

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C O N T E N T S.

I. Preface 2
II. Introduction 7
      Charge at Opening 9
      Charge at Closing 10
      Ancient Charges 13
III. Entered Apprentice 17
IV. Fellow Craft 40
V. Master Mason 67
VI. Mark Master 85
VII. Present or Past Master 97
      Form of Petition for a new Lodge 98
      Ceremony of Constitution 100
      Ceremony of Consecration 106
      Ceremony of Installation 109
      Ceremony of Laying Foundation Stones 122
      Ceremony of Dedication of Masonic Halls 126
      Ceremony at Funerals 132
VIII. Most Excellent Master 141
IX. Royal Arch 155
X. Royal Master 181
XI. Select Master 184
      Installation Ceremonies 190
XII. Order of Priesthood 199
      Installation Ceremonies 204
XIII. Knights of the Red Cross 235
XIV. Knights Templars 252
XV. Knights of Malta 266
      Installation Ceremonies 273
XVI. Masonic Odes 292
XVII. Masonic Calendar 300
XVIII. Forms of Masonic Documents, Jewels 301



 



 

ROBERT MACOY, 1815-1895, bookseller and publisher

 

 

         

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