Whereas, it having been made known to the Officers of the Supreme Council of
the Knights of Columbus that a sufficient number of eligible men residing in
the city of Port Hope in Ontario have duly petitioned that they be granted a
charter and authorized to organize and maintain a Council of the Knights of
Columbus within said city and it appearing to be for the benefit of said
Knights of Columbus that their petition be granted.
Therefore be it known that the duly authorized Officers of the Knights of
Columbus by and with the consent of said Supreme Council hereby authorize
and direct the following named gentlemen to assemble and work as a regularly
constituted Council of the Knights of Columbus to be designated by the name
And we do hereby Grant to said Brothers aforesaid to receive members and
perform all work of the Knights of Columbus agreeable to the usages of the
Knights of Columbus to exact from their members such fees as they shall
judge necessary for the support of their Council, and regular payments of
all legal dues and assessments and to observe with due respect all
ordinances emanating from the Supreme Council of the Knights of Columbus.
In Testimony Whereof We have hereunto affixed our names under the seal of
the Supreme Council.