FREEMASON'S MONITOR:INCLUDING THE
FIRST THREE DEGREES,WITH THE
FUNERAL SERVICE AND OTHER PUBLIC CEREMONIES;
MANY USEFUL FORMS.THE WHOLE SQUARING WITH THE NATIONAL WORK OF THE
AS TAUGHT BY THE
PUBLISHED BY C. MOORE,
AT THE MASONIC REVIEW OFFICE.
Brother Webb, a printer, got into touch with freemasonry quite early. In 1797 he attracted attention through a book titled "Freemason's Monitor or Illustrations of Masonry". In 1813 he became Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Rhode Island.
He is the real founder of the so-called American Ritus which he developed in that form like it is cultivated in America even today.