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Well, yes, I did mean "Jeremy Cross' first monitor."
I wrote, "... the first monitor by Jeremy Cross in 1819." At the time I wrote it, I didn't realize that it might be misread to mean that the Cross monitor was the first monitor ever. It wasn't.
But, getting back to the simple...
All my research tells me that the Past Master emblem was just the compasses open on a protractor with a radiant sun-face in the center. There is an example of that dated 1775 on the Phoenix Masonry website, and George Washington's PM jewel is like that, and that is the design of the PM jewel as...