The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 8
to visit Australia and New Zealand and then and there represent that Grand Body in adjusting all subjects of conflict which have arisen between the respective jurisdictions, agreeably to the instructions this day committed to you, which you are to regard as your rule of action.
You will duly report your proceedings under this commission to the undersigned.
Given under my hand and the seal of the Grand Lodge of the United [Seal.] States, this, the fourth day of March, A. d. 1878, and of our Order the fifty-ninth.
John W. Stokes, Grand Sire.
Jas. L. Ridgely, Grand C. and R. Secretary.