New-York: Br. J.M. Marsh, 1849. First Edition. "Resolved, That the Grand Secretary, under the advice and supervision of the Grand Officers, be directed to prepare an appeal to the several Grand Lodges throughout the world, with which we are in communication, to sustain us in our efforts to maintain our Order in its purity, and thus enable us to transmit it unsullied to posterity, and be forever known as it ever has been from time immemorial, a Fraternity of Free and Accepted Masons" - title page. Octavo (ca. 21cm.); removed; 80pp. Title page (serving as upper cover) rather dust-soiled, old paper remnants to spine, light foxing throughout, else Very Good overall.