[MAYO MASONS] “Rules and Orders. Which are to be punctually observed and kept by the most Antient and Honourable Fraternity of Free and Accepted Masons, according to the old Constitutions granted by his Royal Highness Prince Edwin of York in the Year of Our Lord Nine Hundred Twenty and Six, and in the Year of Masonry Four Thousand Nine Hundred Twenty and Six. For the South Mayo Militia to be held on the first Tuesday of the Calendar Month “”if any Member be absent one Hour after the appointed Time of Meeting he shall be fined One Shilling … and if absent the whole Night, or Time of Business, he shall be fined Two Shillings and Six pence. Bound with: Laws and Regulations for the Instruction and Government of The Wholly Royal Arch Chapters, under sanction of The Grand Lodge of England, according to the old constitutions.
His Grace The Duke of Atholl, Grand Master. [In Manuscript ‘In Ireland The Duke of Leinster’]. London, April 1, 1807. Bound with a List of Members of Lodge no. 81 South Mayo Militia. Folio, bound in cont. half calf over marbled boards, title ‘Western Harmonic / Lodge No. 81’ in gilt on red morocco label on upper cover. A unique item.”
WESTERN HARMONIC LODGE NO. 81
There are three pages, listing the names of members in manuscript, the profession and residence of the Grand Lodge of the South Mayo Militia. Their meetings were held at the Mess room of the Militia and at Westport Hotel between August, 1815 and June, 1817. Signed by M. Nicholson, Secretary, Pat Barrett, Master, who has also signed his name twice on the front free endpaper. L1BC 2D