Provincial Grand Lodge of East Lancashire

Amalgamation / Closure of Lodges

LETTER OF APPLICATION FOR CERTIFICATE OF AMALGAMATION

The following is a Draft Letter for APGM’s to use when applying via the Provincial Grand Secretary for a Certificate of Amalgamation from the Grand Master.

 

Dear Provincial Grand Secretary,

AMALGAMATION OF LODGES
Following a suitable period of liaison and discussion under my supervision, the following Lodges have decided to merge and the appropriate resolutions have been passed [see copy letters attached from the Secretaries].

All the Lodges involved have been agreed that the Warrant of ………. Lodge No ……… will be retained whilst that of …………….. Lodge No ……. And………….. Lodge No ……. And………….. Lodge No ……. And………….. Lodge No …….    will be submitted for erasure.  It has been agreed further that the name of the continuing Lodge will be amended to ………………, in order to reflect this merger.

We confirm that ………. Brethren from ………. Lodge and ………. Lodge ………. Lodge  ………. Lodge have/ will become joining Members of …………….. Lodge at the last / next meetings, of the latter.

Accordingly, on behalf of the above Lodges, we formally request that a Certificate of Amalgamation be sought from the Grand Master.  The Warrants of the Lodges are available for transmission to London in support of your application.

Yours faithfully,

 

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[APGM]

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