''Grand Lodge of the Territory of Florida, May 15th, A L. 5844 ... To the W. Master, Wardens, and brethren of Lodge, No. ___ ... to prepare and address a letter to the brethren under its Jurisdiction; to be published with its proceeding for the purpose of arousing the fraternity from the state of inaction and torpor, in which Masonry seems to be spell bound in Florida. ... [signed] John B. Taylor, P.D.G.M; Thos. Hayward, Gr.Lec.; Thos. Brown, Gr. Secretary.''
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