1806.008: Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of Virginia (December 1805).

Published: 1806

Full Title: Proceedings of a grand annual communication of the Grand Lodge of Virginia. : Begun and held in the Mason's Hall, in the city of Richmond, on the second Monday in December, being the ninth day of the month, anno lucis 5805--anno Domini 1805.

Author: Freemasons. Grand Lodge of Virginia.

Place Issued: Richmond

Issuing Press: Samuel Pleasants

Description: 46 pgs.; 21 cm. (8vo).


Journal is signed in print [p. 14]: "William Waller Hening G.M.[Grand Master] and William. H. Fitzwhylsonn, G.S." [Grand Secretary]; Henning was a legal scholar who published many law titles in Virginia; Fitzwhylsonn was also a Richmond publisher and bookseller. First publication of the Grand Lodge following the death of John Dixon Jr., who had been the group's printer since 1792; Pleasants was both the public printer and operated the largest job-press office in Richmond then.

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