This document which bears no number or name states
The Oldest surviving deputation held by any Lodge, Meeting under the English constitution
Deputation 11th July 1732
While our earliest minutes have been lost, Our original warrant or “Deputation to constitute” remains to us. This invaluable document, which, through all its checkered history, the Lodge has always kept a strict watch upon, and...
Which is treasured as the most valuable heirloom in its possession
The Warrant Dated 11 July 1732
“Whereas a Petition has been presented to us and signed by several Brethren residing in and about the City of Exeter humbly praying that they may be constituted into a regular Lodge.”