The Universal Masonic Record and Directory: Containing the name, business, profession and residence of each subscriber... Containing also a list of all Masonic lodges in the world.
Philadelphia: Leon Hyneman, 1860. Hardcover. Most interesting for the second half of the book which includes detailed listings of Masonic members, their profession, the firm they work for, their addresses & their lodge. For Cold Spring, NY, there are 16 members, many of whom work for the West Point Foundry. Other Hudson River communities with lists include Peekskill, Fishkill Landing (Beacon), Catskill, Matteawan, Poughkeepsie, Red Hook, Sing Sing (Ossining), White Plains. New York City members run 48pp; Brooklyn & Williamsburgh 9pp.
the first half of the book lists lodges all over the world, their location and the time of the meeting, including Australia/New Zealand (3pp), Central America, Canada, South America, Africa, East Indies including India, Ceylon, Hong Kong, Singapore, Turkey & China.
8vo, 507pp, original brown gilt decorated cloth binding, spine splitting at outer hinge though sturdy, light offsetting of text block, otherwise good+ condition. OCLC: 6308822. Good + overall. Item #24042