CHARLES ALFRED WELCH, Grand Master
- 1 QUARTERLY COMMUNICATIONS
- 2 SPECIAL COMMUNICATIONS
- 3 FEAST OF ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST
- 4 LIST OF LODGES IN MASSACHUSETTS BY DISTRICT: 1880
- 4.1 DISTRICT 1: Boston
- 4.2 DISTRICT 2: Charlestown
- 4.3 DISTRICT 3: Boston Highlands
- 4.4 DISTRICT 4: Cambridge
- 4.5 DISTRICT 5: Salem
- 4.6 DISTRICT 6: Newburyport
- 4.7 DISTRICT 7: Lowell
- 4.8 DISTRICT 8: Greenfield
- 4.9 DISTRICT 9: Pittsfield
- 4.10 DISTRICT 10: Springfield
- 4.11 DISTRICT 11: Worcester
- 4.12 DISTRICT 12: Milford
- 4.13 DISTRICT 13: Dedham
- 4.14 DISTRICT 14: New Bedford
- 4.15 DISTRICT 15: Barnstable
- 4.16 DISTRICT 16: Plymouth
- 4.17 DISTRICT 17: Woburn
- 4.18 DISTRICT 18: Palmer
- 4.19 DISTRICT 19: Taunton
- 4.20 CHILE DISTRICT
- 4.21 CHINA DISTRICT
(Held at Masonic Temple, Boston)
- 03/10: 1880-4;
- 06/09: 1880-65;
- 09/08: 1880-85;
- 12/08: 1880-113; (Annual Communication)
- 1880-8: Announcement of severe illness of Rt. Wor. Abraham H. Howland, Jr., Deputy Grand Master; by vote of the Grand Lodge a letter would be written expressing sympathy and good wishes for a speedy and full recovery.
- 1880-11: A communication from Bro. G.J. Barnet, Grand Secretary of the Grand Lodge of Colon "that the difficulties heretofore existing between that Grand Lodge and the Grand Lodge of the Island of Cuba had been amicably adjusted" and that they had united as "the United Grand Lodge of Colon and the Island of Cuba." Referred.
- 06/09: 1880-71; United Grand Lodge recognized by Grand Lodge.
- 1880-11: Recognition for the Grand Lodge of Quebec was referred to a committee. Report was made on page 1880-22, and that Grand Lodge was recognized.
- 1880-12: By vote of the Grand Lodge, the lodges in South Boston were granted concurrent jurisdiction with the entire city of Boston.
- 1880-13: Installation of various Grand Officers.
- 1880-13: A warning was issued regarding the sale of a "so-called Masonic Register" and it falsely contained the signature of the Grand Secretary and the seal of the Grand Lodge.
- 1880-15ff: Report of the Committee on Expenditures.
- 1880-20: Remarks by Rt. Wor. Marshall P. Wilder; granting of request for him to take a copy of the hymns used in Grand Lodge "to be hung up in his Library as a reminder of the pleasant seasons he had enjoyed in the society of his Brethren."
- 1880-21: Address by the Grand Master on the capitation tax.
- 1880-24ff: Report of Committee on the change of the seal of the Grand Lodge. Extended history of this process, dating in part back to 1857, with the history of the seal itself dating as far back as 1752. A heraldic description is given on page 1880-30. Depiction of the seal appears opposite page 1880-51.
- 12/08: 1880-164; Supplementary report; new seal to be used effective March 8, 1881.
- 1880-51: Report of the Charity Committee.
- 1880-69: Installation of Wor. Joseph Winsor as Grand Sword Bearer; the Grand Master "congratulated him on the restoration of his health."
- 1880-82: Committee appointed to consider the idea of a Centennial Medal for lodges that have worked for a century, according to an English custom (referred to by Wor. William T.R. Marvin).
- 12/08: 1880-158; Report of committee, endorsing the idea as long as it makes application to the Grand Lodge.
- 1880-82: Grand Master Welch's comments on the capitation tax. Wor. Alfred F. Chapman presented a check for Zetland Lodge in the full amount of commutation; Rt. Wor. William F. Salmon reported that three of the four Lowell lodges had voted to commute and the fourth would likely follow. A number of other Brethren "spoke in a most encouraging manner" on this subject.
- 1880-88: Grand Master Welch's comments on the capitation tax; he provided details on commutation as of mid-June 1879. A full list of commutation as of this date is given on page 1880-89ff. By vote of the Grand Lodge, the time of payment was extended to November 25.
- 1880-100; Grand Lodge voted to assess liability to members of lodges that had not yet commuted the tax.
- 1880-92: The Grand Master announced that Rt. Wor. William Sutton had presented his valuable Masonic library to the Grand Lodge; it had thus "become necessary to enlarge the accomodations hitherto afforded to our books" by "connecting the Grand Master's room with a portion of the clothing room, thus making, with the office of the Grand Secretary, three large rooms en suite."
- 1880-94: Communication from Bro. Peter H. Hooe, of the District of Columbia, with regard to the existing debt upon the Masonic Temple in the city of Washington; it was voted to communicate with these brothers to explain why the Grand Lodge could not at present comply with that request.
- Recorded in Grand Master Welch's address, beginning on page 1880-130:
- Lodges constituted, officers installed:
- Lodges visited:
- Winslow Lewis, Boston (12/12/1879; installation)
- Adelphi, South Boston (12/16/1879; address on debt)
- Beth-Horon, Brookline (01/06; installation)
- Artisan, Winchendon (02/20)
- The Massachusetts, Boston (03/15)
- Worcester (03/30; all lodges, address on debt)
- Trinity, Clinton (05/11)
- United Brethren, Marlborough (05/14)
- The Massachusetts, Boston (05/17; "very interesting remarks touching the history of this Lodge" by the Master)
- Hope, Gardner (05/18; address on debt)
- Fellowship, Bridgewater (05/31, address on debt)
- St. John's (Boston) (06/07)
- Palestine, Everett (06/10; eighteen other lodges represented, including six other jurisdictions including Scotland)
- Corner Stone, Duxbury (11/03)
- Amicable, Cambridge (11/04)
- Mizpah, Cambridge (11/08)
- Aberdour, Boston (11/09)
- Puritan, South Abington (11/10)
- Pequossette, Watertown (11/11)
- Old Colony, Hingham (11/15)
- The Lodge of Eleusis, Boston (11/18)
- Revere, Boston (12/07)
- Hall Dedications:
- Granite, Northbridge (10/30)
- "A warrant was issued to Rt. Wor. Henry Buist, Past Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of South Carolina, to represent me at the celebration of the anniversary (October 7) of the Battle of Cowpens. It was the wish of the Fraternity in South Carolina to have the Grand Lodge of each of the thirteen original States represented by the Grand Master or his representative."
- 1880-143: Auditing Committee report.
- 1880-145: Election of Rt. Wor. Samuel Crocker Lawrence as Grand Master; election of other Grand Officers. Address by the Grand Master and response of the Grand Master-elect.
- 1880-157: Introduction of Past Grand Master Edward P. Burnham of Maine.
- 1880-162: A circular from Lodge #15, Skibbereen, Ireland, requesting charitable aid for a member of this Lodge.
- 1880-168: Charity Committee report.
Grand Constitutions Amendment Proposals
- 09/08: 1880-93; Proposal to amend the Grand Constitutions, Part I, Article 2, to allow the Past Masters of each district to elect one of their number for two years, to be permitted to vote in Grand Lodge. Referred.
- 12/09: 1880-154; Amendment approved with slight rewording.
Grand Master's Address
- 09/08: 1880-94; Report on Grand Master's Annual Address of December 1879.
- 12/08: 1880-123; Annual Address by Grand Master Welch; among the recommendations is a standing order that any lodge may request a certified copy of its charter to be used on all occasions; except that the Grand Master may order the production of the original for inspection or other purposes.
- Referred to committee, 1880-151.
- 1880-167: This was made a standing order of the Grand Lodge.
Lodge By-Law Changes
- 03/10: 1880-7;
- Full Codes : Berkshire, Martha's Vineyard, Morning Star, Soley (U.D.)
- Amendments: Belmont, Charity, Charles W. Moore, Fraternity, Good Samaritan, Isaac Parker, John Abbot, Jordan, Joseph Webb, Pioneer, Saggahew, Zetland.
- 1880-23: approved, with Charity amendments revised; full codes are "amended‚" with a description of seal to be furnished by Berkshire and Morning Star.
- 06/09: 1880-68;
- Full Codes : Paul Dean, St. John's (Newburyport).
- Amendments: Charles C. Dame, Crescent, Eliot, Hayden, Ionic (Easthampton), Mount Carmel, Mount Vernon, Pentucket, Phoenix, Starr King, Upton, William Parkman.
- 1880-81: full code from St. John's (Newburyport) and amendments from Charles C. Dame further time requested; all others but one are correct, and Paul Dean must furnish a description of seal; Upton recommitted as it is "not in proper form."
- 09/08: 1880-88;
- 12/08: 1880-122;
- 12/28: 1880-172;
Necrologies and Memorials
- 1880-108; Boston. Funeral of Past Grand Master John T. Heard (Special Communication).
Petitions for Charters
- 03/10: 1880-8: Petition by Pilgrim Lodge for a change of location, to the town of Harwich; referred.
- 03/10: 1880-10: Petition from members of Philanthropic Lodge, Marblehead for restoration of its charter; referred. A remonstrance by eleven other brothers against that petition was also presented.
- 1880-53: Petition to restore charter granted.
Petitions for Dispensation for Lodges
- 02/26/1880: 1880-1; Belmont. Dedication of the new Masonic apartments of Belmont Lodge.
- 1880-2: Grand Lodge opened at the residence of Wor. William J. Underwood. Procession to the hall, where they were received by a committee.
- 1880-2: Dedication of the hall "to the offices and purposes of Masonry." The building had formerly been a station-house in Belmont for the Fitchburg Railroad Corporation.
- 1880-3: "The Grand officers were sumptuously entertained by Wor. Brothers Thomas W. Davis and William J. Underwood, at the house of the latter."
- 04/09/1880: 1880-55; East Somerville. Constitution of Soley Lodge and the installation of its officers by the Grand Master.
- 1880-56: Grand Lodge opened in an ante-room, and was welcomed in the lodge by members of Soley Lodge, U.D.
- 1880-56: Constitution of Soley Lodge in ample form; installation of officers.
- 1880-57: Address by the Grand Master.
- 1880-58: "Grand Officers and invited guests were sumptuously entertained in the banquet-hall of Soley Lodge."
- 05/04/1880: 1880-59; Marblehead. Restoration of the Charter of Philanthropic Lodge.
- 1880-59: Grand Lodge opened at Odd Fellows' Hall.
- 1880-60: Entrance of Grand Lodge into hall "in formal procession."
- 1880-60: Grand Master recited "the circumstances of the suspension of work of Philanthropic Lodge‚" and the petition for its reinstatement.
- 1880-60: Reading of charter, recently endorsed by the Grand Lodge; Grand Master "with words felicitously adapted to the occasion" presented it to Wor. Michael J. Doak, Master-elect. The Grand Marshal made proclamation.
- 1880-61: Installation of officers, as listed.
- 1880-62: Address by the Grand Master.
- 1880-63: A "sumptuous banquet" in the vestry of the Universalist Church.
- 1880-63: A reading of "a carefully prepared and succinct history" of the Lodge by Bro. Stephen P. Hathaway, Jr., many years the Secretary of the Lodge.
- 10/01/1880: 1880-103; Randolph. Dedication of the new Masonic apartments of Norfolk Union Lodge.
- 1880-104: Grand Lodge opened and marched in procession to the new hall, where "in the presence of a large company of invited guests, including ladies" the hall was dedicated to "the uses and offices of the Institution in Ample Form."
- 1880-105: Address by the Grand Master to the brethren and visitors.
- 1880-105: "Profound and interesting remarks" by Past Grand Masters Coolidge and Parkman and Rt. Wor. Bro. Thayer; a "concise and excellent historical sketch of the rise and progress of Masonry in Randolph" by Rt. Wor. Bradford L. Wales.
4 Louisbourg Square, Heard's residence in 1880
- 12/04/1880: 1880-108; Boston. Funeral of Past Grand Master John T. Heard.
- 1880-109: Grand Lodge opened and the purpose of the meeting was announced. The Grand Master "briefly expressed his appreciation of the great loss which the Fraternity in this jurisdiction have sustained" by the loss of Past Grand Master Heard.
- 1880-110: The Grand Master conducted the Masonic Funeral Service, then the Brethren proceeded to the late residence of Past Grand Master Heard, and "an impressive funeral service" was performed by Rev. Cyrus A. Bartol of West Congregational Church. Heard resided at 4 Louisbourg Square; this house was later the home of novelist William Dean Howells.
- 1880-111: The funeral cortege proceeded to Mount Auburn Cemetery, where the Masonic Burial Service was performed by the Grand Master.
FEAST OF ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST
(held at Masonic Temple, Boston, 12/28/1880)
- 1880-170: Opening and roll call.
- 1880-172: Installation of Grand Master Lawrence. Grand Chaplain's prayer; ceremonies fully described. Golden urn transmitted. Other Grand Lodge officers installed.
- 1880-184: Presentation of a Past Grand Master's Jewel by Wor. John Rodoccanachi.
- 1880-185: List of lodges not represented in Grand Lodge in 1880, as well as the past 2-4 years.
- 1880-185: List of Grand Lodge Proceedings received.
- 1880-188: Report of Charity Committee.
- 1880-189: Report of Library Committee.
- 1880-194: Feast of St. John, listing toasts and names of speakers.
- 1880-194: Grand Master Lawrence. Introduction of Rt. Wor. Marshall P. Wilderr, the last surviving signatory of the Declaration of 1831 still at Grand Lodge.
- Past Grand Master William Sewall Gardner.
- Past Grand Master Charles A. Welch.
- Past Grand Master Josiah H. Drummond of Maine.
- Past Grand Master Sereno D. Nickerson.
- Rev. William R. Alger.
- Rt. Wor. Charles Levi Woodbury; "a brief but interesting address upon some questions relating to Egyptian Masonry."
- Rt. Wor. Benjamin Dean.
- Rt. Wor. Tracy P. Cheever, Recording Grand Secretary.
LIST OF LODGES IN MASSACHUSETTS BY DISTRICT: 1880
There were 19 districts in Massachusetts in 1880, as well as districts for Chile and China.
Albert L. Richardson, District Deputy Grand Master; 13 Lodges
Report: 1880-201; Tabular: 1880-233
- St. John's (Boston, 1733)
- Lodge of St. Andrew, (Boston, 1756)
- The Massachusetts (Boston, 1770)
- Columbian (Boston, 1796)
- Mount Lebanon (Boston, 1801)
- Germania (Boston, 1854)
- Winslow Lewis (Boston, 1855)
- Revere (Boston, 1856)
- Joseph Warren (Boston, 1856)
- Aberdour (Boston, 1860)
- The Lodge of Eleusis (Boston, 1865)
- Zetland (Boston, 1867)
- Joseph Webb (Boston, 1876)
Jonathan Bigelow, District Deputy Grand Master; 11 Lodges
Report: 1880-203; Tabular: 1880-234
- King Solomon's (Charlestown, 1783)
- Amicable (Cambridge, 1805)
- Star of Bethlehem (Chelsea, 1844)
- Putnam (Cambridge, 1854)
- John Abbot (Somerville, 1857)
- Henry Price (Charlestown, 1858)
- Mount Olivet (Cambridge, 1863)
- Robert Lash (Chelsea, 1867)
- Faith (Charlestown, 1868)
- Palestine (Everett, 1868)
- Soley (Somerville, 1879)
William H. West, District Deputy Grand Master; 13 Lodges
Report: 1880-204; Tabular: 1880-235
- Washington (Roxbury, 1796)
- Union (Dorchester, 1796)
- Rural (Quincy, 1801)
- Mount Tabor (East Boston, 1846)
- St. Paul's (South Boston, 1846)
- Baalbec (East Boston, 1852)
- Gate of the Temple (South Boston, 1855)
- Hammatt (East Boston, 1859)
- Lafayette (Roxbury, 1865)
- Adelphi (South Boston, 1865)
- Eliot (Jamaica Plain, 1866)
- Rabboni (South Boston, 1869)
- Temple (East Boston, 1870)
George J. Townsend, District Deputy Grand Master; 12 Lodges
Report: 1880-205; Tabular: 1880-236
- Corinthian (Concord, 1797)
- Meridian (Natick, 1797)
- Bethesda (Brighton, 1819)
- Monitor (Waltham, 1820)
- Pequossette (Watertown, 1856)
- Dalhousie (Newtonville, 1860)
- Belmont (Belmont, 1864)
- Isaac Parker (Waltham, 1867)
- Mizpah (Cambridge, 1867)
- Beth-Horon(Brookline, 1870)
- Charles A. Welch (Maynard, 1872)
- Fraternity (Newtonville, 1875)
John B. Hill, District Deputy Grand Master; 14 Lodges
Report: 1880-207; Tabular: 1880-237
- Philanthropic (Marblehead, 1760) charter restored
- The Tyrian (Gloucester, 1770)
- Essex (Salem, 1791)
- Mount Carmel (Lynn, 1805)
- Jordan (Peabody, 1808)
- Liberty (Beverly, 1824)
- Ashler (Rockport, 1851)
- Amity (Danvers, 1863)
- Starr King (Salem, 1864)
- John T. Heard (Ipswich, 1864)
- Golden Fleece (Lynn, 1864)
- Acacia (Gloucester, 1865)
- William Sutton (Saugus, 1866)
- Mosaic (Danvers, 1870)
Nathan S. Kimball, District Deputy Grand Master; 13 Lodges
Report: 1880-209; Tabular: 1880-238
- St. John's (Newburyport, 1766)
- Merrimack (Haverhill, 1802)
- St. Mark's (Newburyport, 1803)
- Warren (Amesbury, 1822)
- St. Matthew's (Andover, 1822)
- Grecian (Lawrence, 1825)
- John Hancock (Methuen, 1860)
- Tuscan (Lawrence, 1863)
- Saggahew (Haverhill, 1864)
- Charles C. Dame (Georgetown, 1867)
- Bethany (Merrimac, 1868)
- Phoenician (Lawrence, 1870)
- Cochichewick (North Andover, 1874)
Daniel B. Ingalls, District Deputy Grand Master; 9 Lodges
Report: 1880-209; Tabular: 1880-238
- St. Paul's (Ayer, 1797)
- Aurora (Fitchburg, 1801)
- Pentucket (Lowell, 1807)
- Ancient York (Lowell, 1852)
- Trinity (Clinton, 1858)
- Caleb Butler (Ayer, 1859)
- Charles W. Moore (Fitchburg, 1865)
- Kilwinning (Lowell, 1866)
- William North (Lowell, 1867)
Hiram O. Smith, District Deputy Grand Master; 11 Lodges
Report: 1880-212; Tabular: 1880-240
- Republican (Greenfield, 1795)
- Harmony (Northfield, 1796)
- Mountain (Shelburne Falls, 1806)
- Bethel (Enfield, 1825)
- Orange (Orange, 1859)
- Hope (Gardner, 1864)
- Star (Athol, 1864)
- Artisan (Winchendon, 1865)
- Bay State (Montague, 1872)
- Athol (Athol, 1872)
- Mechanic's (Turner's Falls, 1878)
William H. Murray, District Deputy Grand Master; 12 Lodges
Report: 1880-214; Tabular: 1880-241
- Cincinnatus (Great Barrington, 1795)
- Evening Star (Lee, 1795)
- Wisdom (West Stockbridge, 1803)
- Mystic (Pittsfield, 1810)
- Lafayette (North Adams, 1847)
- Berkshire (South Adams, 1857)
- Globe (Hinsdale, 1869)
- Upton (Cheshire, 1869)
- Occidental (Stockbridge, 1870)
- Williams (Williamstown, 1871)
- Greylock (North Adams, 1871)
- Crescent (Pittsfield, 1873)
William C. Robinson, District Deputy Grand Master; 12 Lodges
Report: 1880-215; Tabular: 1880-242
- Jerusalem (Northampton, 1797)
- Hampden (Springfield, 1817)
- Chicopee (Chicopee, 1848)
- Mount Tom (Holyoke, 1850)
- Mount Moriah (Westfield, 1856)
- Roswell Lee (Springfield, 1864)
- Huntington (Huntington, 1866)
- Ionic (Easthampton, 1867)
- Mount Holyoke (South Hadley, 1869)
- Morning Sun (Conway, 1869)
- Belcher (Chicopee, 1870)
- Hampshire (Haydenville, 1871)
David M. Earle, District Deputy Grand Master; 13 Lodges
Report: 1880-216; Tabular: 1880-243
- Morning Star (Worcester, 1793)
- Mount Zion (Barre, 1800)
- Montacute (Worcester, 1858)
- Webster (Webster, 1858)
- Wilder (Leominster, 1859)
- Oxford (Oxford, 1859)
- United Brethren (Marlborough, 1859)
- Doric (Hudson, 1864)
- Athelstan (Worcester, 1865)
- St. Bernard (Southborough, 1867)
- Quinsigamond(Worcester, 1870)
- Spencer (Spencer, 1871)
- Boylston (West Boylston, 1876)
Arba C. Slater, District Deputy Grand Master; 14 Lodges + 1 U.D.
Report: 1880-219; Tabular: 1880-244
- Middlesex (Framingham, 1795)
- Montgomery (Milford, 1797)
- Olive Branch (Millbury, 1797)
- Solomon's Temple (Uxbridge, 1818)
- Franklin (Grafton, 1851)
- Blackstone River (Blackstone, 1855)
- John Warren (Hopkinton, 1860)
- Mount Hollis (Holliston, 1864)
- North Star (Ashland, 1864)
- Excelsior (Franklin, 1866)
- Siloam (Westborough, 1866)
- Charles River (Medway, 1871)
- Alpha (Framingham, 1875)
- Mumford River (Douglas, 1877)
- Granite (Northbridge, U.D.)
C. E. Smith, District Deputy Grand Master; 10 Lodges
Report: 1880-221; Tabular: 1880-245
- Bristol (Attleboro, 1797)
- Rising Star (Stoughton, 1799)
- St. Alban's (Foxborough, 1818)
- Orient (Norwood, 1861)
- Blue Hill (Canton, 1863)
- St. James (Mansfield, 1864)
- Hyde Park (Hyde Park, 1866)
- Ezekiel Bates (Attleboro, 1870)
- Constellation (Dedham, 1871)
- Norfolk (Needham, 1874)
Albert H.W. Carpenter, District Deputy Grand Master; 14 Lodges
Report: 1880-222; Tabular: 1880-246
- Union (Nantucket, 1771)
- Marine (Falmouth, 1798)
- Star in the East (New Bedford, 1823)
- Mount Hope (Fall River, 1824)
- Eureka (New Bedford, 1857)
- Martha's Vineyard (Tisbury, 1859)
- Pythagorean (Marion, 1861)
- Pioneer (Somerset, 1863)
- May Flower (Middleboro, 1864)
- King Philip (Fall River, 1866)
- Oriental (Edgartown, 1866)
- Concordia (Fairhaven, 1872)
- Narragansett (Fall River, 1876)
- Noquochoke (South Westport, 1878)
Russell Matthews, District Deputy Grand Master; 11 Lodges
Report: 1880-223; Tabular: 1880-247
- King Hiram's (Provincetown, 1795)
- Fraternal (Barnstable, 1801)
- Social Harmony (Wareham, 1823)
- Mount Horeb (Harwich, 1854)
- DeWitt Clinton (Sandwich, 1855)
- Pilgrim (Harwich, 1859)
- James Otis (Barnstable, 1865)
- Adams (Wellfleet, 1865)
- Howard (Yarmouth, 1869)
- Mariners' (Cotuit, 1871)
- St. Martin's (Chatham, 1872)
Edward Avery, District Deputy Grand Master'; 10 Lodges
Report: 1880-225; Tabular: 1880-248
- Old Colony (Hingham, 1792)
- Corner Stone (Duxbury, 1801)
- Orphan's Hope (Weymouth, 1825)
- Plymouth (Plymouth, 1825)
- John Cutler (Abington, 1859)
- Konohassett (Cohasset, 1864)
- Delta (Weymouth, 1868)
- Puritan (Abington, 1869)
- Phoenix (Hanover, 1873)
- Satuit (Scituate, 1875)
Augustus E. Scott, District Deputy Grand Master; 10 Lodges
Report: 1880-226; Tabular: 1880-249
- Hiram (Arlington, 1797)
- Mount Hermon (Medford, 1854)
- Mount Horeb (Woburn, 1855)
- Wyoming (Melrose, 1856)
- Mount Vernon (Malden, 1857)
- William Parkman (Winchester, 1864)
- Charity (Cambridge, 1869)
- Good Samaritan (Reading, 1870)
- Simon W. Robinson(Lexington, 1870)
- King Cyrus (Stoneham, 1875)
George Robinson, District Deputy Grand Master; 10 Lodges
Report: 1880-227; Tabular: 1880-250
- Thomas (Palmer, 1796)
- Quaboag (Warren, 1858)
- Quinebaug (Southbridge, 1859)
- Pacific (Amherst, 1860)
- Day Spring (Monson, 1862)
- Hayden (Brookfield, 1863)
- Eden (Ware, 1863)
- Vernon (Belchertown, 1869)
- Newton (Wilbraham, 1870)
- Anchor (Wales, 1873)
John B. Thayer, District Deputy Grand Master; 9 Lodges
Report: 1880-228; Tabular: 1880-251
- Fellowship (Bridgewater, 1797)
- King David (Taunton, 1798)
- Norfolk Union (Randolph, 1819)
- Paul Revere (Brockton, 1856)
- Alfred Baylies (Taunton, 1866)
- Ionic (Taunton, 1867)
- Paul Dean (North Easton, 1867)
- Charles H. Titus (Taunton, 1872)
- St. George (Brockton, 1877)
David Trumbull, District Deputy Grand Master; 3 Lodges
Report: None; Tabular: None
- Bethesda (Valparaiso, Chile, 1854)
- Aconcagua (Valparaiso, Chile, 1870)
- Huelen (Santiago, Chile, 1876)
- Ancient Landmark (Shanghai, China, 1863)