1888 · Birmingham, Ala.
The rare founding documents of this little Lodge, based in Bessemer, which was founded in 1887. Chancellors and Knights are listed. "Sound bodily health" is a prerequisite for admission; "no maimed person shall be admitted," possibly because, upon a member's sickness or death, other members are assessed a fee for his support or funeral expenses.
OCLC 21680950 [2- Samford, U AL]. Not in Owen. (Inventory #: 28345)