In pursuance of the above resolution, the Most Worshipful
Prince Hall Grand Lodge met in special communication on
Thursday, Feb. 7, 1884.
The Most Worshipful Grand Master, Brother Thomas
Thomas, appointed the following brethren a Committee of
Arrangements, with full power and authority to carry into
execution the proper observance of the granting of Warrant
459 to Prince Hall and his associates at Boston, Mass., Sept.
29, 1784: —
COMMITTEE OF ARRANGEMENTS.
Isaac Mason, Chairman.
William H. Jackson.
J. Horatio Carter.
A. B. Lattimore.
A. M. Bush.
J. P. Harvey.
J. H. Dorsay.
G. W. Brady.
C. O. Hill.
C. C. Easton.
I. J. Baptiste.
F. M. Douglass.
L. D. Johnson.
F. P Clary.
R. N. Gordon.
H. L. Yancey.
G. W Sharper.
N. P. Wentworth.
James L. Edwards.
W G. Butler.
G. H. Worthington.
Capt. Charles F. A. Francis was appointed chief marshal
of the procession.
Captain Francis, having accepted the position tendered him,
immediately took steps to aid the committee by assistin°-
to formulate plans, and sending invitations to sister Grand
Lodges, and other Masonic bodies, who were requested to
communicate with him at Navy Pay Office, 45 Milk Street,
The committee met from time to time, and divided them¬
selves into sub-committees, which resulted in adopting the
following programme: —