COLLECTION GUIDES

1755-1990

Offsite Storage Inventory

Restrictions on Access

The bulk of the Massachusetts Society of the Cincinnati records are stored offsite and must be requested at least one business day in advance. Contact the Library at library@masshist.org or (617) 536-1608 to request materials. Please discuss your request with the reading room staff before requesting cartons by barcode.


Collection Summary

Abstract

This collection consists of records of the Massachusetts Society of the Cincinnati, a Revolutionary War veterans' organization founded in 1783, including correspondence, financial records, meeting minutes, scrapbooks, personal papers, and printed material.

Historical Sketch

The Society of the Cincinnati was formed in 1783 by veterans of the American Revolution to perpetuate the friendships they had developed during the war and to promote its patriotic ideals. The general officers and one officer from each regiment first met on 10 May 1783, and the society was officially established three days later as the "Institution" was proposed, revised, and carried into effect. The society took its name from the historical Roman figure, Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus. George Washington served as its first president, Henry Knox as secretary, and Alexander McDougall as treasurer.

Initially, members were required to have served three years in the army, resigned with honor after three years as an officer, or been placed on inactive duty by a resolution of Congress. In 1854, eligibility requirements were broadened to include officers who had: 1) served three years in the army; 2) died while in service; 3) served in the Continental Army; 4) or been transferred into a reserve unit. This change is referred to as the Rule of 1854. Membership follows a direct male-descent line from the "propositus," or originating member. The general society meets every three years, or whenever deemed necessary by the presiding officers.

The general society was divided into state branches, which met regionally and sent delegates to the triennial general meetings. The Massachusetts chapter of the Society of the Cincinnati was founded on 9 June 1783. Its first meeting was held at the cantonment of the Massachusetts line near Newburgh, on the Hudson River. Benjamin Lincoln was elected president; Henry Knox, vice president; John Brooks, secretary; and Henry Jackson, treasurer. The society remains active today, and meetings are still held in Boston.

Sources

The Society of the Cincinnati website: http://www.societyofthecincinnati.org/.

Drake, Francis S. Memorials of the Society of the Cincinnati of Massachusetts. Boston: Printed for the Society, 1873.

Collection Description

The Massachusetts Society of the Cincinnati records consist of correspondence, including circulars to and from other state societies, applications for membership, requests for financial support, and genealogical information; financial records; meeting minutes; scrapbooks and other miscellaneous papers; personal papers left to the society; and printed material, including publications of both the general society and other state chapters. Personal papers include a journal of Jeduthan Baldwin describing his service as a military engineer during the French and Indian War and the American Revolution, 1755-1787; historical notes by Joseph P. Warren for lectures and publications, 1894-1905; member biographies and other material collected by Francis S. Drake for his Memorials, 1873-1890; papers of Henry Lyman Patten documenting his Civil War service in the 20th Regiment, Mass. Volunteer Infantry, 1862-1867; and Civil War maps belonging to Edward B. Robbins, 1896-1897. The collection also contains engravings of select members.

Arrangement

The records in this collection were transferred to record cartons for offsite storage, but the original box and folder numbers have been retained. Please request materials by barcode.

Acquisition Information

Deposited by the Massachusetts Society of the Cincinnati, November 1966, with subsequent additions.

Restrictions on Access

The bulk of the Massachusetts Society of the Cincinnati records are stored offsite and must be requested at least one business day in advance. Contact the Library at library@masshist.org or (617) 536-1608 to request materials. Please discuss your request with the reading room staff before requesting cartons by barcode.

Restrictions on Use

This collection is on deposit. For information on the use of this collection, please see the reference librarian.

Detailed Description of the Collection

I. Massachusetts Society of the Cincinnati records, 1765-1990

This series contains correspondence, financial records, meeting minutes, and scrapbooks and other miscellaneous records of the Massachusetts Society of the Cincinnati. Each subseries is arranged with loose papers first, followed by volumes.

A. Correspondence, 1780-1947

The bulk of this subseries consists of loose correspondence, including William Eustis' original statement on the formation of the general Society of the Cincinnati, presented by Judge Eustis of New Orleans through James W. Sever (Boston) (1782); circulars to and from the Connecticut, District of Columbia, Georgia, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, and Virginia state chapters; and letters regarding membership and requests for relief.

Circulars, the main form of communication between state chapters and the general society, include extracts of minutes, thoughts on possible rulings, and general announcements. Of particular interest are handwritten circulars by Henry Knox (1788, 1790, 1791, 1793), a four-page handwritten circular by Alexander Hamilton (1796), and correspondence from General William Hull (1787, 1793) and General William Moultrie (1792).

Letters of application for membership in the society include personal and genealogical information and character references. Among the later correspondence are requests for verification of family lineage and membership. Letters requesting monetary aid describe applicants' family life, health, and hardships. Included is some information about cash awarded, but subseries B (financial records) contains most of the receipts documenting these grants.

This subseries also contains one bound letterbook (1866-1885) with copies of outgoing correspondence from society officers Samuel Crocker Cobb and Francis Winthrop Palfrey.

Carton 1SH 153B MBox I.1
1780-1799
Carton 1SH 153B MBox I.2
1800-1810
Carton 1SH 153B MBox I.3
1811-1823
Carton 2SH 153C NBox I.4
1824-1832
Carton 2SH 153C NBox I.5
1833-1839
Carton 2SH 153C NBox I.6
1840-1844
Carton 3SH 153D OBox I.7
1845-1847
Carton 3SH 153D OBox I.8
1848-1850
Carton 3SH 153D OBox I.9
1851-1854
Carton 4SH 153E PBox I.10
1855-1859
Carton 4SH 153E PBox I.11
1860-1865
Carton 4SH 153E PBox I.12
1866-1871
Carton 5SH 153F QBox I.13
1872-1876
Carton 5SH 153F QBox I.14
1877-1880
Carton 5SH 153F QBox I.15
1881-1885
Carton 6SH 153G RBox I.16
1886-1889
Carton 6SH 153G RBox I.17
1890-1893
Carton 6SH 153G RBox I.18
1894-1902
Carton 7SH 153H SBox I.19
1903-1947
Carton 7SH 153H SBox I.20
Letterbook, 1866-1885

B. Financial records, 1765-1982

This subseries contains account statements, treasurer reports, receipts, grant lists, and other loose financial records (1765-1982), as well as six bound volumes (1783-1834), including the 1783 list of contributors and account books up to 1834. Receipts and grant lists document monetary aid given by the Massachusetts Society of the Cincinnati to various applicants. Also included are business receipts for printing, office supplies, and advertising.

See Series III (oversize papers) for oversize cash balance sheets, stock/interest fund sheets, and statements of funds from 1784-1840.

Carton 7SH 153H SBox I.21
Loose papers, 1765-1887, 1955-1982
Carton 8SH 153I TBox I.22Folder 1
Records regarding grants to members, 1843-1884
Carton 8SH 153I TBox I.22Folder 2
Miscellaneous member finances, undated, 1832-1846
Carton 8SH 153I TBox I.22Folder 3
Federal income tax status, 1952-1973
Carton 8SH 153I TBox I.22Folder 4
Albert Bingham Trust, 1946-1962
Carton 8SH 153I TBox I.22Folder 5-23
Receipts, 1830-1849
Carton 8SH 153I TBox I.23
Receipts, 1850-1880
Carton 8SH 153I TBox I.24
Receipts, 1881-1902
Carton 9SH 153J UBox I.25Vol. A
List of contributors, [1783?]
Carton 9SH 153J UBox I.25Vol. B
Account book, 1784-1796
Carton 9SH 153J UBox I.25Vol. C
Account book, 1784-1797
Carton 9SH 153J UBox I.25Vol. D
Account book, 1784-1834
Carton 9SH 153J UBox I.25Vol. E
Ledger, 1784-1833
Carton 9SH 153J UBox I.26
Financial journal, 1784-1833

C. Minutes, 1783-1990

The bulk of this subseries consists of volumes, including the original subscription book (1783) with the signatures of originating members; records of proceedings (1783-1902); and standing committee minutes (1787-1990). The subseries also contains a small amount of loose papers.

See Series IV (printed material) for published minutes.

Carton 9SH 153J UBox I.27Folder 1-2
Loose papers, undated, 1783
Carton 9SH 153J UBox I.27Folder 3
Journal of proceedings, 1783-1786
Carton 9SH 153J UBox I.27Folder 4-11
Loose papers, 1784-1816, 1844-1868, 1949-1983
Carton 9SH 153J UBox I.27
Original subscription book, 1783
Carton 9SH 153J UBox I.28
Record of proceedings, 1783-1902
Carton 9SH 153J UBox I.29
Record of proceedings, 1783-1883 (copy)
Carton 10SH 153K VBox I.30Vol. A
Standing committee minutes, 1787-1800
Carton 10SH 153K VBox I.30Vol. B
Standing committee minutes, 1800-1854
Carton 10SH 153K VBox I.30Vol. C
Standing committee minutes, 1854-1887
Carton 10SH 153K VVol. I
Standing committee minutes, 1887-1908
Carton 10SH 153K VVol. II
Standing committee minutes, 1909-1930
Carton 10SH 153K VVol. III
Standing committee minutes, 1930-1943
Carton 11SH 153L WVol. IV
Standing committee minutes, 1943-1955
Carton 11SH 153L WBox I.31
Standing committee minutes, 1955-1990 (2 copies, Jan. 1965-Feb. 1980)

This volume has been disbound and the papers arranged chronologically.

D. Miscellaneous records, 1777-1980

Loose papers in this subseries include correspondence regarding society medals (1881-1884) and diplomas (1813-1980); various lists of society members; and poems and readings. Volumes consist of a list of members (1804-1815); a copy of a list of commissioned staff officers in the Massachusetts line of the Continental Army in 1777, 1778, and 1779; a record of probable successors (1904); two membership pledge volumes (1802-1957); and four scrapbooks (1788-1929), primarily containing newspaper clippings about the society and meetings.

Carton 12SH 153M XBox I.32Folder 1-2
Society medal correspondence, 1881-1884
Carton 12SH 153M XBox I.32Folder 3-4
Diploma correspondence, 1813-1869, 1923-1980
Carton 12SH 153M XBox I.32Folder 5
"On reading the institution of the Cincinnati," [1783?]
Carton 12SH 153M XBox I.32Folder 6
"Ode for 4th July," 1809
Carton 12SH 153M XBox I.32Folder 7
"Oration," by John Wanton Casey, 1840
Carton 12SH 153M XBox I.32Folder 8
"Memoranda for a historical sketch of the Society of the Cincinnati," by Charles S. Davies, Dec. 1847
Carton 12SH 153M XBox I.32Folder 9
Chinaware, 1955
Carton 12SH 153M XBox I.32Folder 10
Portrait provenance: General Henry Jackson, 1911, 1979
Carton 12SH 153M XBox I.32Folder 11
List: "Original members of the Massachusetts Society whose places appear to be vacant," ca. 1889
Carton 12SH 153M XBox I.32Folder 12
Lists of members residing in Massachusetts counties, 1786-1788
Carton 12SH 153M XBox I.32Folder 13
Chronological lists of Society of the Cincinnati members, 1802-1863
Carton 12SH 153M XBox I.32Vol. A
List of members, 1804-1815
Carton 12SH 153M XBox I.32Vol. B
List of commissioned staff officers in the Massachusetts line of the Continental Army, 1777-1779 (copy)
Carton 12SH 153M XBox I.32Vol. C
Record of probable successors, 1904
Carton 12SH 153M XBox I.33Vol. A
Membership pledge volume, 1802-1864
Carton 12SH 153M XBox I.33Vol. B
Membership pledge volume, 1918-1957
Carton 12SH 153M XBox I.34Vol. A
Scrapbook, 1788-1870
Carton 12SH 153M XBox I.34Vol. B
Scrapbook, ca. 1863
Carton 12SH 153M XBox I.34Vol. C
Scrapbook, triennial meeting, Boston, 1929
Carton 12SH 153M XBox I.34Vol. D
Scrapbook, 1929

II. Personal papers, 1755-1905

This series contains personal papers found within the collection. Included is Jeduthan Baldwin's journal (1755-1787); papers of Joseph Parker Warren, Francis S. Drake, Henry Lyman Patten, and Edward B. Robbins; and miscellaneous papers.

A. Jeduthan Baldwin journal, 1755-1787

This item is stored ONSITE at Ms. N-518.

Use microfilm, P-381 (1 reel).

The diary of Jeduthan Baldwin (1732-1788), a military engineer from Brookfield, Mass., documents his experiences in the French and Indian War, the Revolutionary War, and the trial for Shays' Rebellion. The first section was kept from 1 Dec 1755-4 May 1756 at Fort William Henry, N.Y. and during the Expedition to Crown Point (1755). The second section (8 Dec. 1755-17 Jan. 1779) describes his service as an army engineer and commander of the Quartermaster Artificers Regiment and work on fortifications and redoubts in the Boston area during the Siege (1775-1776), on Long Island, and in the Lake George/Ticonderoga areas, including the raid on Fort Ticonderoga in 1777. The third and final section contains notes on the testimonies at the treason trials (26 Apr.-2 May 1787) of the participants in Shays' Rebellion, in which Baldwin was involved as a member of the state forces.

Box II.1

B. Joseph Parker Warren papers, 1894-1905

This subseries contains historical notes by Joseph Parker Warren (1873-1909) used for lectures and publications. Included is the manuscript of Warren's "The Confederation and the Shays Rebellion," published in the American Historical Review in 1905 and reprinted later in pamphlet form.

See Series IV (printed material) for a copy of the American Historical Review containing Warren's "The Confederation and the Shays Rebellion."

Carton 13SH 153N YBox II.2Folder 1
Tax laws, innkeeper's license information, 1700s
Carton 13SH 153N YBox II.2Folder 2
Samuel Field's work
Carton 13SH 153N YBox II.2Folder 3
"Struggle for the Constitution," by Fred Emory Haynes
Carton 13SH 153N YBox II.2Folder 4-7
Notes on the life of H. Van Schaack
Carton 13SH 153N YBox II.2Folder 8
Correspondence, Shays' Rebellion, 1904
Carton 13SH 153N YBox II.2Folder 9-26
Shays' Rebellion notes
Carton 13SH 153N YBox II.2Folder 27-28
Notes on foreign commerce
Carton 13SH 153N YBox II.3Folder 1-2
Manuscript, chapter 1, Shays' Rebellion
Carton 13SH 153N YBox II.3Folder 3-4
Manuscript, chapter 2, Shays' Rebellion
Carton 13SH 153N YBox II.3Folder 5
Manuscript, chapter 3, Shays' Rebellion
Carton 13SH 153N YBox II.3Folder 6
Manuscript, chapter 4, Shays' Rebellion
Carton 13SH 153N YBox II.3Folder 7
Manuscript, chapter 5, appendix, Shays' Rebellion
Carton 13SH 153N YBox II.3Folder 8-9
Miscellaneous notes
Carton 13SH 153N YBox II.3Folder 10
Criticism of Shays' Rebellion, chapter 1
Carton 13SH 153N YBox II.3Folder 11
Mss. (Mrs. Warren's?)
Carton 13SH 153N YBox II.3Folder 12
Notes for Shays' Rebellion
Carton 13SH 153N YBox II.3Folder 13-14
History of Westminster and Stockbridge, Mass.
Carton 13SH 153N YBox II.3Folder 15
Travels of B. Hibbard
Carton 13SH 153N YBox II.3Folder 16
Notes: Worcester jail records, 1783-1787
Carton 13SH 153N YBox II.3Folder 17
Notes: writings of Samuel Adams, Vol. 4
Carton 13SH 153N YBox II.3Folder 18
Notes: life of James Bowdoin and James Sullivan
Carton 13SH 153N YBox II.3Folder 19
Notes: history of Andover/Ashburnham
Carton 13SH 153N YBox II.3Folder 20
Notes: history of Deerfield/Douglas
Carton 13SH 153N YBox II.3Folder 21
Notes: history of Great Barrington/Hardwick
Carton 13SH 153N YBox II.3Folder 22
Notes: history of Shirley/Sutton
Carton 13SH 153N YBox II.3Folder 23
Notes on Knox manuscripts
Carton 13SH 153N YBox II.3Folder 24
Notes on abatements
Carton 13SH 153N YBox II.3Folder 25
Notes on the history of paper money
Carton 14SH 153P -Box II.4Folder 1
Old South lecture, 1901
Carton 14SH 153P -Box II.4Folder 2
Notes on the American Revolution
Carton 14SH 153P -Box II.4Folder 3
Extract from the will of Joseph Quincy
Carton 14SH 153P -Box II.4Folder 4
Ordnance of 1787
Carton 14SH 153P -Box II.4Folder 5
"The Recognition by the U.S. of the Independence of the South American States," 1822
Carton 14SH 153P -Box II.4Folder 6-9
Notes on Scandinavians
Carton 14SH 153P -Box II.4Folder 10
Notes on Queen Elizabeth
Carton 14SH 153P -Box II.4Folder 11
Miscellaneous notes
Carton 14SH 153P -Box II.4Folder 12
Church life in Framingham
Carton 14SH 153P -Box II.4Folder 13-14
"History 13" lecture notes
Carton 14SH 153P -Box II.4Folder 15-18
Notes on J. F. Rhodes' History of the United States, 1897
Carton 14SH 153P -Box II.4Folder 19
Lecture to historical excursions
Carton 14SH 153P -Box II.4Folder 20
Lecture notes
Carton 14SH 153P -Box II.4Folder 21
Notes on George Washington as a commanding general
Carton 14SH 153P -Box II.4Folder 22-27
History notes, 1894-1895
Carton 14SH 153P -Box II.4Folder 28
Report on Stephen Douglas, 1901
Carton 14SH 153P -Box II.4Folder 29
Miscellaneous, 1900
Carton 14SH 153P -Box II.4Folder 30-32
Massachusetts history lecture notes
Carton 14SH 153P -Box II.4Folder 33
Boundary disputes
Carton 14SH 153P -Box II.4Folder 34
Notes
Carton 14SH 153P -Box II.5Folder 1-6
Copies of 1787 records
Carton 14SH 153P -Box II.5Folder 7-15
Copies from Massachusetts House files
Carton 14SH 153P -Box II.5Folder 16
Excerpts from the Massachusetts Centinel
Carton 14SH 153P -Box II.5Folder 17-19
Connecticut archives
Carton 14SH 153P -Box II.5Folder 20
Excerpts from newspapers
Carton 14SH 153P -Box II.5Folder 21
Notes: Address of the Massachusetts General Court, 1786
Carton 15SH 153Q .Box II.6Folder 1-5
Boston Magazine notes
Carton 15SH 153Q .Box II.6Folder 6-8
New Haven Gazette notes
Carton 15SH 153Q .Box II.6Folder 9-10
Hampshire Herald notes
Carton 15SH 153Q .Box II.6Folder 11
Paper money in Rhode Island
Carton 15SH 153Q .Box II.6Folder 12-14
Hampshire Herald notes
Carton 15SH 153Q .Box II.6Folder 15-16
Massachusetts Gazette notes
Carton 15SH 153Q .Box II.6Folder 17-23
Massachusetts Spy notes
Carton 15SH 153Q .Box II.6Folder 24
Worcester Magazine notes
Carton 15SH 153Q .Box II.6Folder 25
Notes collected on the Worcester County Court of Pleas
Carton 15SH 153Q .Box II.6Folder 26
Money spent on the poor
Carton 15SH 153Q .Box II.7
Research note cards
Carton 16SH 153RBox II.8
Research note cards

C. Francis S. Drake papers for Memorials of the Society of the Cincinnati of Massachusetts, 1873-1890

The bulk of this subseries consists of Drake's preparatory work for his Memorials of the Society of the Cincinnati of Massachusetts, published in 1873. Included are notes, biographical sketches, correspondence, book receipts, and other papers related to the book. Biographical information collected from families is arranged in alphabetical order.

Carton 16SH 153RBox II.9Folder 1
Copyright for book, 1890
Carton 16SH 153RBox II.9Folder 2
Book receipts, 1873
Carton 16SH 153RBox II.9Folder 3
Delivery record, 1873
Carton 16SH 153RBox II.9Folder 4
Correspondence, 1873-1879
Carton 16SH 153RBox II.9Folder 5-20
Manuscript materials, including biographical sketches by Drake
Carton 16SH 153RBox II.10
Biographical information for Memorials of the Society of the Cincinnati of Massachusetts, A-R
Carton 17SH 153S $Box II.11Folder 1-4
Biographical information for Memorials of the Society of the Cincinnati of Massachusetts, S-Z

D. Henry Lyman Patten papers, 1862-1867

This subseries contains letters from Henry Lyman Patten to family members during his Civil War service in the 20th Regiment of the Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry. Included are letters about life at Camp Benton, Mo.; his service near the Potomac, near Yorktown, and at Rockville, Md.; his leg injury and recovery at an Annapolis hospital (5 July 1862); and the Battle of Antietam as seen from his position at Bolivar Heights, Va. Patten was promoted to captain in 1863 and died from wounds received in battle near Deep Bottom, Va. in Sep. 1864. The subseries includes sympathy letters on his death, as well as three U.S. War Department memos from 1867.

Carton 17SH 153S $Box II.11Folder 5

E. Edward B. Robbins papers, 1896-1897

This subseries includes maps and information related to the Civil War, collected for a planned (but never completed) publication entitled "Bird's-Eye View."

Carton 17SH 153S $Box II.11Folder 6-7

F. Miscellaneous papers, 1862-1864

This subseries consists of three letters from members of the Danforth family on family and war news (1862-1864); a copy of a statement showing the distribution of the U.S. Army on 31 Dec. 1860; and a five-page description of the position of the Army of Northern Virginia at the start of the Wilderness Campaign in 1864.

Carton 17SH 153S $Box II.11Folder 8

III. Oversize papers, 1777-1938

This series contains oversize cash balance sheets, stock/interest fund sheets, and statements of funds (Box OS 1); miscellaneous oversize papers (Box OS 2 and OS 4); a list of commissioned staff officers in the Massachusetts line of the Continental Army in 1777, 1778, and 1779 (one bound volume in Box OS 2); and diplomas of the society (Box OS 3), including three diplomas (1784) signed by George Washington and Henry Knox.

Carton OSSH 153X 1Box OS 1
Financial records, 1784-1840
Carton OSSH 153X 1Box OS 2Folder 1
Three posters of the "Eagle," presented to Maj. John Berrien (Georgia) by Gen. George Washington
Carton OSSH 153X 1Box OS 2Folder 2
John Burnham personal documents, 1866-1882
Carton OSSH 153X 1Box OS 2Folder 3
Act of Incorporation, 1806This item is in very poor condition.
Carton OSSH 153X 1Box OS 2Folder 4
Miscellaneous papers, 1784-1883

Included is the Institution of the Society of the Cincinnati (1784), an officer list for the general society (1860), an unidentified letter fragment, and a book receipt (1883).

Carton OSSH 153X 1Box OS 2Folder 5
Miscellaneous papers, 1777-1900

Included is a memorial (1808), an invitation (1900), a facsimile of a paper (1777), proceedings (1791), two copies of a circular about monetary compensation for veterans of the Revolutionary Army (1792), the Salem Gazette (1784), the Independent Farmer (1878), a photostat copy of the payroll list for Captain Silvanus Smith's company in Colonel Timothy Bigelow's regiment (Mar. 1779), and one volume containing a list of commissioned staff officers in the Massachusetts line of the Continental Army in 1777, 1778, and 1779.

Due to the poor physical condition of the list of commissioned staff officers, its use is restricted. Please use the photocopy in Carton 12 (Box I.32, Vol. B).

Carton OSSH 153X 1Box OS 3
Diplomas of the Society of the Cincinnati, 1784, 1868-1893
Carton OSSH 153X 1Box OS 4
Miscellaneous papers, 1912-1938

Included is a facsimile of the autographs of the original members of the Massachusetts Society of the Cincinnati, reprinted from the Bouve & Sharp 1912 lithograph; two copies (one on tissue) of a 1932 reprint of the same; and the memorial tablet design by Charles Allerton Coolidge (ca. 1938).

IV. Printed material, 1783-1953

This series contains printed material related to the Massachusetts Society of the Cincinnati, the general Society of the Cincinnati, and various state branches. The material has been divided into three subseries: loose papers, volumes, and engravings.

A. Loose papers, 1784-1913

This subseries consists primarily of printed memos, invitations, announcements, lists of members, and occasional minutes and by-laws. The subseries is arranged with papers of the Massachusetts Society of the Cincinnati first, followed by the general Society of the Cincinnati, then individual state branches in alphabetical order.

Massachusetts Society of the Cincinnati, 1784-1910

Included are invitations and dinner menus (1854-1901), correspondence (1857-1910), circulars (1792-1852), a broadside about collectors of public taxes (listing Samuel Adams as president and approved by John Hancock, 1784), committee minutes (1852-1890), and member lists (1889-1906).

Carton 17SH 153S $Box IV.1Folder 1-7

Society of the Cincinnati (general society), 1811-1895

Included are rules, minutes, and lists.

Carton 17SH 153S $Box IV.1Folder 8-10

Georgia State Society of the Cincinnati, 1899-1906

Included is printed correspondence (1899-1902), By-Laws of the Society of the Cincinnati in the State of Georgia (1906), and Names of the Original Members of the Society of the Cincinnati in the State of Georgia (undated).

Carton 17SH 153S $Box IV.1Folder 11

Maryland State Society of the Cincinnati, 1882-1907

Included are by-laws (1907), memoranda announcing a program (1890), lists of officers and members (1882-1905), and Rules for the Admission of Members (1901).

Carton 17SH 153S $Box IV.1Folder 12

New Hampshire Society of the Cincinnati, 1899-1908

Included is an Application for Membership in the New Hampshire Society of the Cincinnati (undated); Memorandum, regarding the general triennial meeting (1899); and rolls of members (1899-1908).

See Series III (oversize papers) for the Independent Farmer, Vol. 1, No. 8, 19 Mar. 1878.

Carton 17SH 153S $Box IV.1Folder 13

New Jersey State Society of the Cincinnati, 1867-1910

Included are rules, minutes, and miscellaneous papers (1867-1893); and member lists (1879-1910).

Carton 17SH 153S $Box IV.2Folder 1-2

New York State Society of the Cincinnati, 1804-1911

Included are rules, minutes, and miscellaneous papers (1804-1898); member lists (1867-1911); and a broadside on the death of Alexander Hamilton (1804).

Carton 17SH 153S $Box IV.2Folder 3-5

North Carolina Society of the Cincinnati, 1890-1912

Included are rules, minutes, and miscellaneous papers (1890-1912); and member lists (1899-1912).

Carton 17SH 153S $Box IV.2Folder 6-7

Pennsylvania Society of the Cincinnati, 1789-1911

Included is a broadside announcing the expulsion of Francis White from the Pennsylvania Society of the Cincinnati for "fraudulent practices" (4 July 1789); rules, minutes, and miscellaneous papers (1854-1883); and member lists (1870-1911).

See Series III (oversize papers) for a memorial to late officers in the Pennsylvania line of the Revolutionary Army, 31 July 1808.

Carton 17SH 153S $Box IV.2Folder 8-10

Rhode Island Society of the Cincinnati, 1878-1912

Included are rules, minutes, and miscellaneous papers (1878-1909); and member lists (1878-1912).

Carton 18SH 153T /Box IV.3Folder 1-2

South Carolina Society of the Cincinnati, 1874-1913

Included are letters, extracts, and minutes (1879-1913); and member lists (1874-1908).

Carton 18SH 153T /Box IV.3Folder 3-4

Virginia State Society of the Cincinnati, 1905-1909

Included are rules, minutes, and miscellaneous papers (1905-1906); and member lists (1906-1909).

Carton 18SH 153T /Box IV.3Folder 5-6

B. Volumes, 1783-1953

This subseries consists primarily of books and pamphlets. The subseries is arranged with volumes related to the Massachusetts Society of the Cincinnati first, followed by the general Society of the Cincinnati, then individual state branches in alphabetical order, and finally miscellaneous volumes.

Massachusetts Society of the Cincinnati, 1790-1892

Arranged alphabetically.

See Series III (oversize papers) for the Salem Gazette, Vol. III, No. 139, 8 June 1784; and for two copies of a circular about monetary compensation for veterans of the Revolutionary Army, 1792.

Carton 18SH 153T /Box IV.4
Cobb, Samuel C. An Historical Address Delivered on the Occasion of the Centennial Celebration at Boston, Massachusetts, July 4, 1883. Boston: Massachusetts Society of the Cincinnati, 1883.
Carton 18SH 153T /Box IV.4
Drake, Francis S. List of Members of the Massachusetts Society of the Cincinnati, Including a Complete Roll of the Original Members, with Brief Biographies Compiled from the Records of the Society, and Other Original Sources. Boston: Massachusetts Society of the Cincinnati, 1872.
Carton 18SH 153T /
Drake, Francis S. Memorials of the Society of the Cincinnati of Massachusetts. Boston: Massachusetts Society of the Cincinnati, 1873.
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The Institution of the Society of the Cincinnati, Formed by the Officers of the Army of the United States, for the Laudable Purposes Therein Mentioned. Boston: Printed by Manning & Loring, 1801.
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The Institution and Proceedings of the Society of the Cincinnati, Formed by the Officers of the United States, at the Cantonment on the Banks of Hudson's River, May 10, 1783, with the Proceedings of the Massachusetts State Society of the Cincinnati, from its Organization, June 9, 1783, to July 4, 1811. Boston: Printed by Thomas B. Wait and Co., 1812.
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Knapp, Isaac, A.M. A Sermon, Delivered at Westfield, November 18th, 1817, at the Funeral of Mai. Gen. William Shepard, Aged Eighty, Containing Brief Sketches of His Life. Springfield, Mass.: Printed by Thomas Dickman, 1818.
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List of Members of the Massachusetts Society of the Cincinnati, Including a Complete Roll of the Original Members, with Brief Biographies Compiled from the Records of the Society and Other Original Sources. Boston: Massachusetts Society of the Cincinnati, 1880.
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Tudor, William. A Gratulatory Address, Delivered July 5, 1790, Before the Society of the Cincinnati, of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Boston: Massachusetts Society of the Cincinnati, 1790.
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Warren, Winslow. Address of Winslow Warren, Esq., President of the Massachusetts State Society of the Cincinnati, at the Annual Meeting in Boston, July 4, 1892. Boston: George H. Ellis, 1892.

Society of the Cincinnati (general society), 1783-1953

Arranged alphabetically in two sequences: boxed volumes and pamphlets, followed by miscellaneous materials.

See Series III (oversize papers) for Proceedings of the Cincinnati, by Their Delegates in an Extra General-Meeting Convened at Philadelphia, the First Monday of May, 1791 (Philadelphia: John Fenno, 1791).

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Foster, Francis Apthorp. The Institution of the Society of the Cincinnati, Together with Standing Resolutions, Ordinances, Rules and Precedents of the General Society of the Cincinnati, 1783-1920. [Boston]: General Society of the Cincinnati, 1923.
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Gardiner, Asa Bird. Precedents and Ordinances of the General Society of the Cincinnati, Construing and Interpreting the Institution, or Enforcing Its Provisions, Together with Existing Rules of Procedure and Standing Resolutions, 1783-1896. 3rd rev. ed. [Providence, R.I.: s.n.], 1896.
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Gardiner, Asa Bird. The Institution of the Society of the Cincinnati, and Ordinances and Precedents of the General Society of the Cincinnati, Construing and Interpreting the Institution or Enforcing Its Provisions, Together with Existing Rules of Procedure and Standing Resolutions, 1783-1905. 4th rev. ed. [Richmond, Va.: s.n.], 1905.
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The Particular Laws of the State Societies of the Cincinnati on the Subject of Admission to Membership. [s.l.: s.n.], 1905.
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Proceedings of the triennial general meetings of the Society of the Cincinnati and special meetings, 1790-1905 (with gaps)
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Proceedings of the triennial general meetings of the Society of the Cincinnati, 1908-1935 (with gaps)
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Proceedings of the General Society of the Cincinnati, 1784-1884. Ed. John C. Daves. Vol. I. [Baltimore, Md.]: Society of the Cincinnati, 1925.
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Proceedings of the General Society of the Cincinnati, 1887-1908. Ed. John C. Daves. Vol. II. [Baltimore, Md.]: Society of the Cincinnati, 1928.
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Proceedings of the General Society of the Cincinnati, 1911-1929. Ed. John C. Daves. Vol. III. [Baltimore, Md.]: Society of the Cincinnati, 1930.
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Rolls of the general society, 1893-1953 (with gaps)
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Alexander, Charles B. Assaults on the Society of the Cincinnati and Its Vindication: Address Delivered at the Banquet Given by the Society of the Cincinnati in the State of New Jersey to the General Society upon the Occasion of the Triennial Meeting at Princeton, New Jersey, May 11th, 1926. [s.l.]: Society of the Cincinnati, 1926.
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Alexander, Charles B. The Cincinnati, Then and Now, Here and There: Remarks Made by Charles Beatty Alexander, Vice-President-General, at the Banquet to the General Society, Given by the Society of the Cincinnati in the State of Delaware, at Wilmington, May 11th, 1923. [s.l.]: Society of the Cincinnati, 1923.
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Cassius. Considerations on the Society or Order of Cincinnati; Lately Instituted by the Major-Generals, Brigadiers, and Other Officers of the American Army, Proving That It Creates a Race of Heredity Patricians, or Nobility; and Interspersed with Remarks on Its Consequences to the Freedom and Happiness of the Republick. Charleston, S.C.: Printed for A. Timothy, 1783.
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Considerations on the Order of Cincinnatus, to Which Are Added Several Original Papers Relative to That Institution. Trans. Count de Mirabeau. Philadelphia: Printed by T. Seddon and W. Spotswood, 1786.
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Cropper, John. Address Read by John Cropper, A.M., LL.B., President of the Society of the Cincinnati in the State of Virginia at Yorktown, Before the General Society of the Cincinnati on 11 May, 1905 upon the Siege of Yorktown. [s.l.]: Society of the Cincinnati, 1905.
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Hume, Edgar Erskine. The Diplomas of the Society of the Cincinnati. Reprinted from Americana, Vol. XXIX, No. 1, Jan. 1935.
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Hume, Edgar Erskine. The Naming of the City of Cincinnati. Reprinted from Ohio Archaeological and Historical Quarterly, Vol. XLIV, No. 1, Jan. 1935.
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United States. Cong. Senate. Committee on Revolutionary Claims. Memorial of Members of the Society of Cincinnati, Praying the Settlement of the Claims for Half-Pay for Life Promised by the Act of Congress of October, 1780, to the Officers of the Continental Army Who Should Serve to the End of the War, or Until the Time of Their Reduction. 35th Cong., 2nd sess., Mis. Doc. No. 27. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1859.

Connecticut Society of the Cincinnati, 1889-1910

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Connecticut. Secretary of State and State Librarian. Report of the Secretary of State and State Librarian to the General Assembly on Ancient Court Records. Hartford, Conn.: Case, Lockwood & Brainard Co., 1889.
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Officers and Members of the Society of the Cincinnati of the State of Connecticut, undated
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Roster of the Society of the Cincinnati, in the State of Connecticut, 1909-1910

New Jersey State Society of the Cincinnati, 1808-1926

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Addresses Delivered at the Banquet of the Society of the Cincinnati in the State of New Jersey, February 22, 1910. [s.l.: Society of the Cincinnati], 1910.
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By-Laws and rules of the New Jersey State Society of the Cincinnati, 1808, 1876.
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Campbell, James Wall Schureman. Major-General Henry Knox: An Address. [s.l.: New Jersey State Society of the Cincinnati], 1910.
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The Flag of the Society of the Cincinnati, Presidents of the Society of the Cincinnati in the State of New Jersey, Rare Etchings. Ed. James Wall Schureman Campbell. [s.l.: Society of the Cincinnati], 1926.
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Historical Papers Read Before the Society of the Cincinnati in the State of New Jersey, 1898. [s.l.: New Jersey State Society of the Cincinnati], 1898.
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The Institution of the Society of the Cincinnati, Together with the Roll of the Original, Hereditary, and Honorary Members of the Order, in the State of New Jersey, From 1783 to 1866. Albany, N.Y.: Printed by J. Munsell, 1866.
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Pennington, William. An Awakening: Address Delivered at Allenhurst, New Jersey, July 4, 1911, upon the Occasion of the Annual Meeting of the Society of the Cincinnati in the State of New Jersey. [s.l.: New Jersey State Society of the Cincinnati], 1911.
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Pennington, William. The Mission of the Cincinnati. [s.l.: New Jersey State Society of the Cincinnati], 1909.
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Stryker, William Scudder. An Address on the Life and Character of Joel Parker. [s.l.: New Jersey State Society of the Cincinnati], 1888.

New York State Society of the Cincinnati, 1787-1921

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Cochrane, John. Letter of Gen'l John Cochrane, President of the Cincinnati Society in the State of New York, to the New York Cincinnati, July 4, 1894. [New York: New York State Society of the Cincinnati], 1894.
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Cochrane, John. Second Letter of Gen'l John Cochrane, President of the Cincinnati Society of the State of New York, to the New York Cincinnati. [New York: New York State Society of the Cincinnati], 1895.
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Cochrane, John. Supplementary Addenda to the Second Letter (July 4, 1895) of Gen'l John Cochrane, President of the New York Society of the Cincinnati, to the Cincinnati of New York. [New York: New York State Society of the Cincinnati], 1895.
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Cochrane, John. Letters (July 4, 1894) (July 4, 1895) of Gen'l John Cochrane, President of the Cincinnati Society of the State of New York, to the New York Cincinnati. Rev. ed. [New York: New York Society of the Cincinnati, 1895].
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In Memoriam: John Schuyler, 1829-1895. [New York: New York State Society of the Cincinnati], 1895.
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Livingston, Robert R. An Oration Delivered Before the Society of the Cincinnati of the State of New-York; in Commemoration of the Fourth Day of July. New York: Printed by Francis Childs, 1787.
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The Society of the Cincinnati of the State of New York. [New York: New York State Society of the Cincinnati], 1896.
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The Society of the Cincinnati in the State of New York: Its History, Aims and Requirements for Membership. [New York: New York State Society of the Cincinnati], 1921.

North Carolina Society of the Cincinnati, 1892-1921

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Alexander, Charles. Address at the Meeting of the North Carolina Society of the Cincinnati. [North Carolina: North Carolina Society of the Cincinnati], 1921.
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Daves, Edward Graham. The North Carolina Society of the Cincinnati. [North Carolina: North Carolina Society of the Cincinnati], 1894.
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Daves, Graham. "The Society of the Cincinnati in North Carolina." North Carolina University Magazine. Old Series Vol. XXIII, New Series Vol. XII, No. 1. Chapel Hill, N.C.: Students of the University, 1892.

Pennsylvania Society of the Cincinnati, 1841-1891

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Institution of the Society of the Cincinnati: Organization of the State Society of Pennsylvania, Act of Incorporation, By-Laws, Resolutions, Lists of Officers and Some of the Proceedings. Philadelphia: C. Sherman, 1863.
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Proceedings of the General Society of the Cincinnati, with the Original Institution of the Order... Philadelphia: C. Sherman, 1841, 1847.
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A Synopsis of the Records of the State Society of the Cincinnati of Pennsylvania, Including a List of Its Original Members and Their Successors, Brought Down to July 4, 1891.. Philadelphia: Pennsylvania Society of the Cincinnati, 1891.

Rhode Island Society of the Cincinnati, 1878-1925

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Chapin, Howard M. Notes on the Badge of Merit of 1782. Providence, R.I.: Society of the Cincinnati in the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, 1925.
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Circular Letter of the Society of the Cincinnati in the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, Dated Senate Chamber, State House, Providence, R.I., June 13, 1893. Providence, R.I.: [Rhode Island Society of the Cincinnati], 1893.
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Gardiner, Asa Bird. The Discovery of the Remains of Major-General Nathaniel Greene, First President of the Rhode Island Cincinnati: Address. [New York: Blumenberg Press, 1901].
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The Society of Cincinnati in the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations. [Providence, R.I.: Rhode Island Society of the Cincinnati], 1878.

South Carolina Society of the Cincinnati, 1849-1886

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The Names, as Far as Can Be Ascertained, of the Officers Who Served in the South Carolina Regiments: On the Continental Establishment, of the Officers Who Served in the Militia, of What Troops Were upon the Continental Establishment, and of What Militia Organizations Served, Together with Some Miscellaneous Information. Columbia, S.C.: Presbyterian Publishing House, 1886.
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The Original Institution of the General Society of the Cincinnati, as Formed by the Officers of the Army of the United States, at the Conclusion of the Revolutionary War, Which Gave Independence to America, Together with the Rules and By-Laws of the State Society of South Carolina, as Adopted July 4th, 1848. Charleston, S.C.: Walker and James, 1849.
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Remarks of Wilmot G. De Saussure, President, to the State Society of the Cincinnati of South Carolina, on 20th October, 1884. [Charleston, S.C.: s.n., 1884].

Virginia State Society of the Cincinnati, 1896-1939

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Hume, Edgar Erskine. "The Attempt to Establish a State Society of the Cincinnati in Kentucky." The Register of the Kentucky State Historical Society, Vol. XXXII, No. 100, July 1934. pp. 199-223.
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Hume, Edgar Erskine. "General George Washington's Eagle of the Society of the Cincinnati." The Numismatist, Vol. XLVI, No. 12, Dec. 1933. pp. 749-759.
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Hume, Edgar Erskine. "The Gift of the Fund of the Society of the Washington College." Reprinted from The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. XLII, 1934, pp. 103-115, 198-210, 304-316; and Vol. XLIII, 1935, pp. 47-58.
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Hume, Edgar Erskine. "The Medals of the Society of the Cincinnati." Reprinted from The Numismatist, Vol. XLVII, Mar. and Apr. 1934, pp. 149-158, 229-239.
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Hume, Edgar Erskine. "Orange County, Virginia, and the Society of the Cincinnati." Reprinted from Tyler's Quarterly Historical and Genealogical Magazine, Vol. XVI, No. 3, Jan. 1935, pp. 175-182.
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Hume, Edgar Erskine. "The Society of the Cincinnati and the Corps of Engineers, United States Army." Reprinted and expanded from The Military Engineer, Vol. XXV, No. 144, Nov.-Dec. 1933.
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Hume, Edgar Erskine. "The Society of the Cincinnati in Philately." American Philatelist. [s.l.]: American Philatelic Society, Jan. 1934.
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Hume, Edgar Erskine. "Steuben and the Society of the Cincinnati." Reprinted from The American-German Review, Vol. I, No. 3, Mar. 1935, pp. 17-19, 54.
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Hume, Edgar Erskine. "Virginia's La Fayette: Address Delivered at the La Fayette Memorial Services in the Old Hall of Delegates in the Capitol, Richmond, Virginia on Sunday, May 20, 1934." William and Mary College Quarterly. 2nd series, Vol. XIV, No. 3. Williamsburg, Va.: College of William and Mary, July 1934. pp. 222-229.
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Minutes of the Annual Meeting of the Society of the Cincinnati in the State of Virginia, October 28, 1939. [Richmond, Va.: Virginia State Society of the Cincinnati], 1939.
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Proceedings of the Virginia State Society of the Cincinnati, from the 6th of October, 1783, to the Disbanding of the Society on October 13th, 1824. Richmond, Va.: W. E. Jones, 1896.

Miscellaneous volumes and pamphlets, 1866-1947

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American Historical Association Handbook, 1909. Washington, D.C.: American Historical Association, 1909.
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Banquet of the California Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, Instituted October 22nd, 1875. [San Francisco: s.n.], 1901.
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Colburn, Jeremiah. A List of the General Officers of the Revolutionary Army, Appointed by the Continental Congress, from June 17, l 775, to the Close of the War, Sept. 30, 1783. [Boston: New-England Historic Genealogical Society, 1866].
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Cutler, Julia Perkins. The Founders of Ohio: Brief Sketches of the Forty-Eight Pioneers Who, Under Command of General Rufus Putnam, Landed at the Mouth of the Muskingum River on the Seventh of April, 1788, and Commenced the First White Settlement in the Northwest Territory. Cincinnati: Robert Clarke & Co., 1888.
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D'Ollone, Comte. Le Cent-Cinquantieme Anniversaire de la Fondation de l'Ordre de Cincinnatus. Paris: [s.n.], 1933.
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Daves, Graham. A Sketch of the Military Career of Captain John Daves, of the North Carolina Continental Line of the Army of the Revolution, Together with Some Facts of Local and Family History. Baltimore, Md.: Press of the Friedenwald Co., 1892.
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Egleston, Thomas. "Biographical Notice of Major Azariah Egleston of the Revolutionary Army." Extract from The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, July 1891. New York: Press of J. J. Little & Co., 1892.
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Everett, Albert. Early Franchise Rights in Massachusetts, and Other New England Colonies. New York: Wilson's Associated Printers, 1936.
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First Circular Letter of the Sons of the Revolution in the State of California, February Twenty-Second, 1895. Los Angeles: Sons of the Revolution in the State of California, 1895.
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Four Papers of the Berkshire Historical and Scientific Society. Pittsfield, Mass.: Berkshire Historical and Scientific Society, 1886.
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Four Score and Four: A Birthday Tribute to Edwin Waitstill Orvis, June the Twentieth, Nineteen Thirty-Seven. New York: League for Political Education, 1937.
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Fowler, Henry Thatcher. General Knox and His Home in Maine, Montpelier. Thomaston, Me.: Knox Memorial Association, 1931.
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Hall, Edward Hagaman. History of the Effort to Combine into One Society the Descendants of Revolutionary Sires. Reprinted from Register of the Empire State Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. New York: Empire State Society, [1899].
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The International Library. Ed. Edwin D. Mead. Boston: Ginn & Co., 1906.
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Journal of Lieutenant-Colonel Joseph Vose, April-July 1776. Ed. Henry Winchester Cunningham. Reprinted from Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts, Vol. VII. Cambridge, Mass.: University Press, 1905.
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Mme. Sinola Douglas of London, Professor of Voice Culture to Its Highest Perfection: Marchesi & Garcia Methods. [s.l.: s.n.], undated.
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Massachusetts. Record Commission. Report to the Legislature of Massachusetts, Made by the Commissioners Appointed Under Resolve, Chap. 60, 1884, upon the Condition of the Records, Files, Papers and Documents in the Secretary's Department. Boston: Wright & Potter Printing Co., 1885.
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Massachusetts Historical Society. The Commemoration of the Tercentenary of the Birth of John Milton, at the First Church in Boston, on December Ninth, 1908, at 4 O'Clock. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 1908.
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Massachusetts Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. Register for 1901 with Lists of Soldiers, Sailors, and Patriots at Whose Burial-Places Markers Have Been Placed. Boston: Massachusetts Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, 1901.
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Nicholson, Watson. The Massachusetts New Emission, 1708-1801. [s.l.: s.n.], undated.
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Noble, John. A Few Notes on the Shays Rebellion. Reprinted from Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society, 21 Oct. 1902. Worcester, Mass.: Press of Charles Hamilton, 1903.
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Orvis Brothers & Co. A Wall Street Chronicle, 1872-1947. [New York: Orvis Brothers & Co.], 1947.
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Pittsfield: The Gem City of Berkshire. Pittsfield, Mass.: Sun Printing Co., 1905.
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Sons of the American Revolution, District of Columbia: History and Objects. [Washington, D.C.: Society of Gedney & Roberts], 1891.
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Sons of the Revolution, California Society. Prize Essays by Scholars of the High School in the State of California, upon the Subject "Patrick Henry." Los Angeles: Sons of the Revolution, California Society, 1895.
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Sons of the Revolution in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1899. Boston: Sons of the Revolution in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1899.
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Sons of the Revolution in the State of California, 1895. Los Angeles: Sons of the Revolution in the State of California, 1895.
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United States. George Washington Bicentennial Commission. Classified Washington Bibliography. Pamphlet 16 of Honor to George Washington and Reading About George Washington, Pamphlets 1 to 16 Complete. Ed. Albert Bushnell Hart. Washington, D.C.: George Washington Bicentennial Commission, [1932].
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Warren, Joseph Parker. "The Confederation and the Shays Rebellion." American Historical Review, Vol. XI, No. 1, Oct. 1905. pp. 42-67.
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Year Book of the Empire State Society, Sons of the American Revolution, 1908-1909. New York: Empire State Society, 1909.

C. Engravings, 1873

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This subseries contains extra copies of engravings used in Francis S. Drake's Memorials of the Society of the Cincinnati of Massachusetts (Boston: Printed for the Society, 1873).

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Baury, Alfred L.
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Baury, Frederick F.
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Brooks, John
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Burbeck, Henry
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Casey, Silas
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Davis, Charles
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Homans, John
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Jackson, Henry3 engravings
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Kirkland, Samuel
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Lawrence, Amos2 engravings
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Lillie, John
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Palfrey, J. W.2 engravings
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Sever, James W.
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Shaw, Francis G.5 engravings
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Shaw, Robert
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Shaw, Samuel
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Steuben, Baron von
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Sumner, Charles
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Townsend, David4 engravings
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Warren, J. Mason2 engravings
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Washington, George2 engravings

Preferred Citation

Massachusetts Society of the Cincinnati records, Massachusetts Historical Society.

Access Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in ABIGAIL, the online catalog of the Massachusetts Historical Society. Researchers desiring materials about related persons, organizations, or subjects should search the catalog using these headings.

Persons:

Baldwin, Jeduthan, 1732-1788.
Drake, Francis S. (Francis Samuel), 1828-1885.
Patten, Henry Lyman, d. 1864.
Robbins, Edward B.
Warren, Joseph Parker, 1873-1909.

Organizations:

Society of the Cincinnati.
United States. Army. Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, 20th (1861-1865).

Subjects:

Account books--1784-1834.
Clubs--Massachusetts.
Maps, Manuscript.
Men--Societies and clubs.
Patriotic societies--Massachusetts.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Regimental histories--Massachusetts Infantry, 20th Volunteers.
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Veterans.
Veterans--Massachusetts--Societies, etc.

Materials Removed from the Collection

Photographs from this collection have been removed to the MHS Photo Archives (Photo. Coll. U-113).

Artifacts have been removed to the MHS Artifacts Collection.