The First Century of Scottish Rite Masonry in Texas, 1867-1967 Page: 71
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MASONRY IN TEXAS
upon during the next week, and will then ask you to cause
Letters of Constitution to issue.72
Tucker did not receive the information as expected for later he
wrote: "I have a letter from Bro: Ashby in which he says that next
week I will have the list of officers of Fort Worth Consistory so as to
enable the Letters of Constitution to issue-."73 At last, Tucker was
able to forward the list of officers to Pike with the request "Please
cause the Letters of Constitution to issue at once that the body may
proceed to labor, having work on hand awaiting its action."74
Fort Worth Consistory No. 1, was inaugurated and its officers
installed by Philip C. Tucker on January 24, 1885. The officers
H. C. JOHNSON, 320, Master of Kadosh
J. T. FEILD, 32 , Prior
J. D. REED, 32 , Preceptor
J. J. HITTSON, 32 , Chancellor
H. H. CAMPBELL, 320, Orator
T. M. BARR, 320, Hospitaller
SIDNEY MARTIN, 320, Registar
A. M. BRITTON, 32 , Treasurer
J. H. JOHNSON, 320, Prelate
J. K. ASHBY, 330, Master of Ceremonies
JOHN C. McCOY, 320, 1st Expert
C. A. HOTCHKISS, 32 , 2nd Expert
S. W. LOMAX, 32 , Captain of the Guard
Additional Charter Members were: J. P. Smith, G. T. Todd, J. H.
Parsons, S. Rosenfield, R. E. McAnulty, A. R. Liptate, and E. W.
72 Philip C. Tucker to Albert Pike, December 16, 1883.
73 Ibid., January 20, 1884.
7 Ibid., January 26, 1884.
7s C. A. Hotchkiss, History of Scottish Rite Masonry in Texas, 149; Philip C.
Tucker to Albert Pike, February 5, 1885.
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