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Freemasonry in the United States
10 Reference Works from 7 States

References on - Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Rhode Island

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   10 Complete Searchable Publications on one CD
1.  Freemasonry in Michigan : a comprehensive history of Michigan Masonry from its earliest introduction in 1764 Coldwater, Mich., Conover Engraving and Print. Co., 1897-1898, c1896, Conover, Jefferson S., 1313  pgs. 
                             
2.  A compendium of Freemasonry in Illinois : embracing a review of the introduction, development and present condition of all rites and degrees : together with biographical sketches of distinquished members of the fraternity Chicago: Lewis Pub. Co., 1897, Warvelle, George William, 1631  pgs.
                             
3.  History of Freemasonry  in Illinois, 1804-1829 : organization and proceedings of annual and special communications of "The Grand Lodge of Illinois of Ancient Free and Accepted Masons," 1822-1828 : brief biography of the premier grand master, Shadrach Bond, the first governor of Illinois : historical sketch of Kaskaskia : organization and minutes of the first lodge, "The Western Star Lodge, no. 107," 1804-1829 Chicago: Rogers & Smith Co., 1903, Smith, John Corson, 164  pgs. 
                             
4.  John James Joseph Gourgas, 1777-1865: conservator of Scottish Rite Freemasonry Boston, Mass.: Supreme Council 38, A.A.S.R., N.M.J., 1938, Tatsch, J. Hugo, 81  pgs. 
                             
5.  Proceedings of the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge,  Ancient Free and Accepted Masons, state of Illinois : eightieth annual meeting, held at Chicago, October 14, 15, and 16, 1919, abt. 1920, 556  pgs. 
                             
6.  "Old fifteen," a history of early Masonry in Cleveland, Ohio: Cleveland City Lodge, No. 15, F. & A.M., 1917, Fitch, Clarence W., 82  pgs. 
                             
7.  Civil War and Masonry in Missouri:  St. Louis: Grand Lodge, Ancient Free and Accepted Masons of the State of Missouri, 1930,  Denslow, Ray V., 208  pgs.
                             
8.  A century of Freemasonry  in Nantucket, Rhode Island: Nantucket Historical Association, 1903, Starbuck, Alexander, 44  pgs. 
                             
9.  A history of early Indianapolis masonry and of Center lodge,  Indianapolis, Indiana: Bowen-Merrill Co., 1895, English, Will E., 38  pgs. 
                             
10.  Proceedings of the fifty-fifth communication of the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge, F.A.A.M. : held at Rocky Mount, North Carolina, December 8-9, 1925 Durham, N.C.: Seeman Printery, 1926, 321  pgs. 


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