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 Records of the Free and Accepted Masons

 Fraternal society, Rhode Island

 Records, 1876-1971. Bulk, 1876-1923.

 Size: 0.25 linear feet

 Catalog number: MSS 1074

 Processed by: Rick Stattler, July 2001

©Rhode Island Historical Society

Manuscripts Division


Scope and content:

            These records consist of one volume from the Grand Lodge of Rhode Island; and various records from the Providence-based What Cheer Lodge No. 21.

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            These records were purchased from Marna Waskin of New Gloucester, Maine via Internet auction in 2001.

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Grand Lodge of Rhode Island

Folder 1. Members dropped for non-payment, 1891-1900

What Cheer Lodge No. 21, Providence

Folder 2. Dow's Sacred Quartets, 1879 (printed collection of Masonic music)

Folder 3. Dues book, 1876-1886

Folder 4. Membership certificate stubs, 1928-1971 and undated; blank membership certificate

Folder 5. Treasurer's accounts, 1919-1923

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Freemasonry - Rhode Island

x Masons (secret order)

Providence, R.I. - Societies and clubs

What Cheer Lodge No. 21, Free and Accepted Masons

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