SAMUEL CROCKER LAWRENCE, Grand Master
- 1 QUARTERLY COMMUNICATIONS
- 2 SPECIAL COMMUNICATIONS
- 3 FEAST OF ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST
- 4 LIST OF LODGES IN MASSACHUSETTS BY DISTRICT: 1882
- 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)
- 03/04: 1882-7;
- 06/14: 1882-73;
- 09/13: 1882-163;
- 12/13: 1882-209; (Annual Communication)
- 1882-16ff: Grand Master's address cautioning against "spurious rites and degrees." Grand Master Lawrence alluded to Grand Master Welch's caution against these matters in December 1879 (Page 1879-94ff). The "Egyptian Rite" was particularly noted, as well as the "artifice" of giving and getting Masonic degrees at a rapid rate or a small price.
- 1882-25: Petition of Wyoming Lodge, regarding jurisdiction following the granting of additional lodges in the area, and the loss of potential applicants; the committee "discountenance" any direction by the Grand Lodge in this matter.
- 1882-29: Report of committee on portraits of Past Grand Masters; those of Grand Masters Welch and Everett to be available, and a portrait will be taken from a photograph of a picture of Moses Michael Hays.
- 06/14: 1882-129; a list of portraits of Past Grand Masters (see below.)
- 1882-36: Report of committee on communication with the Grand Lodge of Ontario; correspondence to be returned until the Grand Lodge of Canada recognizes their body.
- 1882-40: Complaint by Bay State Lodge against Harmony Lodge; referred.
- 06/14: 1882-159; resolved.
- 1882-40: Report on communications with the United Grand Lodge of Colon and the Island of Cuba, regarding dissension over recognition.
- 1882-42: Birthday wishes for Rt. Wor. Lucius R. Paige.
- 1882-136: Presentation of gavel by Lodge of St. Andrew.
- 1882-137: Report of committee on Charity.
- 1882-137: Communication with Grand Lodge of Utah, regarding exclusion of Latter-Day Saints due to polygamy (and thus lack of conformance to secular law). Voted to include the letter as part of the proceedings.
- 1882-168: Communication from a newly-organized Grand Lodge for Arizona Territory, with a request for recognition; referred to committee. Report on proceedings on page 1882-172; recommendation that the Grand Lodge of Arizona be recognized.
- 1882-169: Communication from Joseph Webb Lodge, commemorating the 95th anniversary of the death of Joseph Webb (April 26).
- 1882-182ff: Claim of priority by the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania; claim referred to committee.
- Recorded in Grand Master Lawrence's address, beginning on page 1882-229:
- Lodges constituted, officers installed:
- Lodges visited:
- The Massachusetts, Boston (12/19/1881; installation of officers)
- Joseph Webb, Boston (01/20)
- St. John's (Boston) (02/06)
- John Abbot, Somerville (02/07)
- Zetland, Boston (02/08)
- James Otis, Barnstable (02/15; "contrary to my intentions I was beguiled into a discussion of commutation at the banquet.")
- Sandwich, exemplification (02/16)
- Lynn, exemplification (02/22)
- Orange, exemplification (02/24)
- Union (Dorchester) (03/02)
- Harwich, exemplification (03/09; address on Temple debt)
- Dennis, exemplification (03/10)
- Provincetown (03/20; also address on commutation)
- Good Samaritan, Reading (04/12; also address on commutation)
- Liberty, Beverly (04/17)
- Springfield, exemplification (04/19)
- Liberty, Beverly (04/24; also address on commutation)
- Joseph Warren, Boston (04/25)
- St. John's (Boston) (05/01)
- Jerusalem, Northampton (05/02; also address on commutation)
- Ionic (Easthampton) (05/08; also address on commutation)
- Hampshire, Haydenville (05/09; discussion of Mill-River Flood.
- Jordan, Peabody (05/10; also address on commutation)
- Milford, exemplification (05/11)
- The Massachusetts, Boston (05/15, anniversary).
- Quinnebaug, Southbridge (05/19)
- Star of Bethlehem, Chelsea (05/31; also address on commutation)
- Hampden, Springfield (06/06; also address on commutation)
- Eureka, New Bedford (06/16, with Concordia Lodge; address on commutation)
- Union (Dorchester) (06/27)
- Hayden, Brookfield (06/28; also address on commutation)
- Excelsior, Franklin (07/26)
- Morning Star, Worcester (08/01; also address on commutation)
- Montacute, Worcester (08/07; also address on commutation)
- Mount Zion, Barre (08/23; also address on commutation)
- Eden, Ware (09/04; also address on commutation; lodge voted not to commute that night, but when every member present agreed to commute, the lodge changed its mind!)
- Joseph Webb, Boston (09/06)
- Excelsior, Franklin, with Charles River Lodge (09/22; also address on commutation)
- Mount Hollis, Holliston (09/25; also address on commutation)
- Temple and Hammatt, East Boston (09/26; also address on commutation)
- Henry Price, Charlestown (09/27)
- United Brethren, Marlborough (10/04; also address on commutation)
- Acacia, Gloucester (10/06; also address on commutation)
- Upton, Cheshire (10/07; also address on commutation, and afterward "a ten-mile ride in a carriage at midnight over the hills of Berkshire to Pittsfield").
- Lafayette (North Adams) (10/09; also address on commutation)
- Star, Athol (10/10; also address on commutation)
- Williams, Williamstown (10/11; also address on commutation)
- Palestine, Everett (10/12; also address on commutation)
- Wilder, Leominster (10/17; also address on commutation)
- South Framingham, convention of Alpha, Middlesex, North Star (10/19; also address on commutation)
- Doric, Hudson (10/23; also address on commutation)
- Union (Dorchester) (10/24; also address on commutation)
- Warren, Amesbury (10/25; also address on commutation)
- Rural, Quincy (10/26; also address on commutation)
- John Hancock, Methuen (10/27; also address on commutation)
- Joseph Warren, Boston (10/31; 25th Anniversary)
- Mount Moriah, Westfield (11/01; also address on commutation)
- Chicopee, Chicopee (11/02; also address on commutation)
- St. Matthew's, Andover (11/06; also address on commutation)
- May Flower, Middleboro (11/07; "as it was the night of the State election, the interest in the result of the political tornado thinned the attendance at the meeting.")
- Bethany, Merrimac (11/08; also address on commutation)
- Franklin, Grafton (11/09)
- Adams, Wellfleet (11/10; also address on commutation "after a carriage ride of nine miles before two o'clock AM, two hours' sleep, and a ride of 147 miles in the cars.")
- Caleb Butler, Ayer (11/13; also address on commutation)
- Philanthropic, Marblehead (11/14; also address on commutation)
- Mount Olivet, Cambridge (11/16; also address on commutation)
- Cochichewick, North Andover (11/24; also address on commutation)
- Mount Tom, Holyoke (12/01)
- Oxford, Oxford (12/04)
- Hall and Building Dedications and Cornerstone Layings:
- 1882-260: As part of Grand Master Lawrence's report, the list of lodges and districts that have commuted the capitation tax.
- 1882-264: Report on redistricting.
- 1882-267: Auditing Committee report.
- 1882-270: Re-election of Grand Master Lawrence and other Grand Lodge officers.
- 1882-275: Petition by Union (Dorchester), to define its jurisdiction; referred.
- 1882-276: Petition by members of Good Samaritan Lodge, Reading, regarding a special election; referred.
- 1882-282: Presentation of portrait of Dr. John Warren.
- 1882-283: Reception of Past Grand Master Burnham of Maine.
- 1882-289: Return of St. Patrick's Lodge warrant.
Grand Constitutions Amendment Proposals
- 03/04: 1882-20: Proposed amendment to the Miscellaneous Regulations, specifying the recognized Masonic organizations and degrees - Royal Arch, Council, Grand Encampment, Grand Commandery, and Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite. Referred to committee, 1882-22.
- 1882-85ff: Report of committee, defining Masonic institutions at length; report accepted; remarks by Rt. Wor. Alfred Chapman, Past Grand Master Welch, and several others. The discussion includes significant details on the development of alternate and additional rites as of 1882.
- 03/04: 1882-23: Proposed amendment to Part 3, Article 7, Section 2, regarding jewels and collars of members of subordinate Lodges; referred to committee.
- 06/14: 1882-84: Report of committee; after discussion, matter was recommitted.
- 09/13: 1882-170: Report of committee; amendment approved.
- 03/04: 1882-28: Proposed Amendment to Grand Constitutions regarding the capitation tax; any Brother not in arrears could commute his obligation for $8 prior to November 25, 1882. Adopted.
- 12/13: 1882-284: Proposed amendment to extend the deadline to commute, with interest after a certain date; to lie over until the next Quarterly Communication; referred.
Grand Master's Address
- 03/04: 1882-22; Report on Grand Master's Annual Address of 12/14/1881; further report, 1882-33ff regarding financial dispositions.
- 09/13: 1882-180; Address by the Grand Master regarding "extinguishment of debt."
- 12/13: 1882-219; Annual Address by Grand Master Lawrence: memorials, relic of Bro. James A. Garfield presented to his widow, who presented the Grand Lodge with a lock of the President's hair; his extensive travels (see below); relief for yellow fever victims in Pensacola; the total initiates this year (1,214); and financial affairs; referred to committee, 1882-267.
Lodge By-Law Changes
- 03/04: 1882-14;
- Full Codes : Aberdour, Mount Carmel, Oxford, Satucket U.D.
- 1882-32: approved other than Oxford.
- Amendments: Charles A. Welch, Excelsior, Germania, Jordan, Joseph Webb, Montacute, Orphan's Hope, Republican, St. Mark's, Star of Bethlehem, Union (Dorchester), United Brethren, Winslow Lewis.
- Full Codes : Aberdour, Mount Carmel, Oxford, Satucket U.D.
- 06/14: 1882-81;
- Full Codes : Athol, Fellowship, Hammatt, Jerusalem, Middlesex, Oxford, Putnam.
- Amendments: Charles H. Titus, Delta, DeWitt Clinton, Excelsior, Golden Fleece, Konohassett, Montacute, Occidental, Paul Dean, Puritan, St. John's (Newburyport), Union (Dorchester), United Brethren, Winslow Lewis.
- 1882-136: approved (with a slight change for Montacute), other than St. John's, for which further time was requested.
- 09/13: 1882-178: St. John's (Newburyport) amendment disapproved by committee, but tabled.
- 12/13: 1882-281: disapproved and not adopted.
- 09/13: 1882-168;
- 12/13: 1882-219;
Necrologies and Memorials
Rt. Wor. William Sutton
- 04/21: 1882-45: Memorial for R.W. William Sutton, at a special communication.
- 06/14: 1882-82: Memorial to R.W. William Sutton, Past Senior Grand Warden, by the M.W. Grand Master, and by Rt. Wor. Edwin Wright (page 1882-141ff) and Rt. Wor. Marshall P. Wilder (page 1882-157ff).
- 12/13: 1882-221ff: Memorials in Grand Master's Address: R.W. William Sutton, R.W. William W. Baker, Wor. Artemas Hale, Bro. James Franklin Chase.
Rt. Wor. William Baker
- 12/13: 1882-292ff: Memorial to R.W. William W. Baker, Past Senior Grand Warden, by R.W. Edwin Wright. Portrait of Baker facing page 1882-292.
Petitions for Charters
Petitions for Dispensation for Lodges
- 01/04/1882: 1882-1; Amherst. Dedication of Masonic Hall and installation of Pacific Lodge officers.
- 1882-3: Dedication of Amherst Masonic hall in ample form, followed by an address by Grand Master Lawrence. He "fully shared the pleasure of the Brethren . . . with a Lodge, as with an individual, the occupancy of a new home is an event full of interest. . .The Brethren [should] consecretate themselves . . . to the work of the Order."
- 1882-4: Installation of the officers of Pacific Lodge.
- 1882-5: A "generous banquet" served in two adjacent halls, with speeches by Rt. Wor. Charles H. McClellan, the Grand Master, Past Grand Master Parkman, Deputy Grand Master Edwin Wright, and others.
- 04/21/1882: 1882-45; Peabody. Funeral rites for Rt. Wor. William Sutton, Past Senior Grand Warden. Held at Bro. Sutton's home; a brief address by Grand Master Lawrence, including a "sacred roll" presented on page 1882-48. A picture appears facing page 1882-49.
- 1882-49: Words of Rt. Wor. and Rev. Fielder Israel.
- 1882-50: Procession to Harmony Grove Ceremony and interment.
- 05/01/1882: 1882-52; Boston. Constitution and installation of Satucket, East Bridgewater, held at the Boston Masonic Temple.
- 1882-53: Constitution of Satucket Lodge, including musical accompaniment.
- 1882-54: Installation of officers.
- 1882-54ff: Charge by the Grand Master.
- 05/30/1882: 1882-58; Quincy. Dedication of Crane Memorial Hall and Public Library.
- 1882-59: Reception of Grand Master and Grand Lodge at Rural Lodge. Procession to hall.
- 1882-60ff: Addresses at site by architect, Grand Master, and Rev. Charles H. Leonard. Extensive description of the proceedings starting on page 1882-62.
- 1882-64: Prayers by Grand Chaplain.
- 1882-66ff: Address by Grand Master Lawrence.
- 1882-70: Proclamation and closing ceremonies.
- 09/18/1882: 1882-186; North Attleborough. Cornerstone laying for First Universalist Church.
- 1882-187: Reception of Grand Master and Grand Lodge at Bristol Lodge. Procession to site.
- 1882-187ff: Prayers and hymns; remarks by Deputy Grand Master and Grand Master Lawrence.
- 1882-192ff. Extensive description of proceedings.
- 1882-196: Address by Rt. Wor. Charles Levi Woodbury.
- 1882-199: Address by Grand Master Lawrence.
- 10/20/1882: 1882-203; Clinton. Dedication of the hall of Trinity Lodge.
- 1882-204: Procession by Grand Lodge into hall; welcome by Master of Trinity Lodge.
- 1882-204: Dedication of hall. Address by Grand Master Lawrence. "These new and improved conditions [i.e., the new hall] forcibly suggested the responsibility resting upon [the Brethren] for renewed and increased devotion to the principles of Freemasonry."
- 1882-206: A "bountiful and elegant collation‚" was provided for about 300 guests, with a "sketch of the origin of Masonry" in Massachusetts presented by Wor. Edward Stevens and other speeches.
FEAST OF ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST
(held at Masonic Temple, Boston, 12/27/1882)
- 1882-296: Opening and roll call.
- 1882-298: Installation of Grand Master. Grand Chaplain's prayer; description of installation omitted, referring to the ceremony recorded in 1874.
- 1882-306: Reception of Past Grand Master Robert Morris, of Kentucky. Remarks.
- 1882-308: List of lodges not represented in Grand Lodge in 1882, as well as the past 2-6 years.
- 1882-309: List of Grand Lodge Proceedings received.
- 1882-310: List of Diplomas issued (1,277 in 1882).
- 1882-311: Report of Committee on Charity.
- 1882-313: Presentation of proceedings of the Grand Lodge of England, 1776-1868.
- 1882-315: Feast of St. John.
- 1882-315: The Grand Master.
- 1882-318: Past Grand Master Parkman.
- 1882-322: Past Grand Master Gardner.
- 1882-325: Bro. Charles Breck, a signer of the Declaration of 1831.
- 1882-326: Bro. Thomas Adams, a signer of the Declaration of 1831.
- 1882-327: Bro. Nahum Capen, a signer of the Declaration of 1831.
- 1882-331: Past Grand Master Welch. "Brother Welch responded in a speech which fully confirmed the introduction; but the fun was so fast and furious, and so much enjoyed by the scribe, that the record is preserved only in the recollections of those who had the pleasure of hearing it."
- 1882-331: Grand Chaplain Charles A. Leonard.
- 1882-334: Past Grand Master Robert Morris of Kentucky.
- 1882-336: Rev. William R. Alger, Grand Chaplain.
- 1882-345: Rt. Wor. Benjamin Dean, Grand Master of the Knights Templar of the United States.
- 1882-348: Grand Chaplain Fielder Israel.
- 1882-349: Past Grand Master Thomas Doyle of Rhode Island (in a letter).
- 1882-350: Rt. Wor. Charles Levi Woodbury.
- 1882-353: Rt. Wor. Wyzeman Marshall.
- 1882-357: Rt. Wor. G. Washington Warren.
A list of Past Grand Master Portraits appears on Page 1882-131ff. See this table.
LIST OF LODGES IN MASSACHUSETTS BY DISTRICT: 1882
There were 19 districts in Massachusetts in 1882, as well as districts for Chile and China.
Nathaniel Greene, District Deputy Grand Master; 13 Lodges
Report: 1882-363; Tabular: 1882-395
- 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)
Robert F. Means, District Deputy Grand Master; 11 Lodges
Report: 1882-365; Tabular: 1882-396
- 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.H. Soule, District Deputy Grand Master; 13 Lodges
Report: 1882-366; Tabular: 1882-397
- 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)
Thomas W. Davis, District Deputy Grand Master; 12 Lodges
Report: 1882-368; Tabular: 1882-398
- 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)
Albert H. Sweetser, District Deputy Grand Master; 14 Lodges
Report: 1882-369; Tabular: 1882-399
- Philanthropic (Marblehead, 1760)
- 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)
Stephen Osgood, District Deputy Grand Master; 13 Lodges
Report: 1882-371; Tabular: 1882-400
- 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)
Nathaniel C. Sanborn, District Deputy Grand Master; 9 Lodges
Report: 1882-372; Tabular: 1882-401
- 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)
Charles H. McClellan, District Deputy Grand Master; 12 Lodges
Report: 1882-373; Tabular: 1882-402
- 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)
- Morning Sun (Conway, 1869)
- Bay State (Montague, 1872)
- Athol (Athol, 1872)
- Mechanic's (Turner's Falls, 1878)
William H. Murray, District Deputy Grand Master; 12 Lodges
Report: 1882-376; Tabular: 1882-403
- 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)
Edward P. Kendrick, District Deputy Grand Master; 11 Lodges
Report: 1882-377; Tabular: 1882-404
- 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)
- Belcher (Chicopee, 1870)
- Hampshire (Haydenville, 1871)
Edward W. Ball, District Deputy Grand Master; 13 Lodges
Report: 1882-378; Tabular: 1882-405
- 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 Covel Slater, District Deputy Grand Master; 15 Lodges
Report: 1882-379; Tabular: 1882-406
- 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, 1880)
Henry S. Bunton, District Deputy Grand Master; 9 Lodges
Report: 1882-381; Tabular: 1882-405
- Bristol (Attleboro, 1797)
- 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)
Wanton T. Drew, District Deputy Grand Master; 14 Lodges
Report: 1882-383; Tabular: 1882-408
- 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: 1882-384; Tabular: 1882-409
- 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)
Charles W. S. Seymour, District Deputy Grand Master; 10 Lodges
Report: 1882-386; Tabular: 1882-410
- 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)
Thomas S. Spurr, District Deputy Grand Master; 10 Lodges
Report: 1882-387; Tabular: 1882-411
- 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)
J. M. Cochran, District Deputy Grand Master; 10 Lodges
Report: 1882-388; Tabular: 1882-412
- 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)
Baalis Sanford, District Deputy Grand Master; 11 Lodges
Report: 1882-389; Tabular: 1882-413
- Fellowship (Bridgewater, 1797)
- King David (Taunton, 1798)
- Rising Star (Stoughton, 1799)
- 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)
- Satucket (East Bridgewater, 1881)
David Trumbull, District Deputy Grand Master; 3 Lodges
Report: None; Tabular: None
- Bethesda (Valparaiso, Chile, 1854)
- Aconcagua (Valparaiso, Chile, 1870)
- Huelen (Santiago, Chile, 1876)
F. W. Galles, Master of Ancient Landmark Lodge; 1 Lodge
Report: None; Tabular: None
- Ancient Landmark (Shanghai, China, 1863)