Peoria, IL: Printed by N.C. Nason, 1868. -87, [1 blank] pp [as issued]. Original green printed front wrapper [light edgewear, spine eroded, institutional rubberstamp], stitched. Text lightly age toned, else Very Good.
This journal includes reports of the individual officers, abstracts on subordinate encampments, lists of the Grand Officers, past and present Patriarchs, Deputies, Instructors, etc. Includes a section noting 'Deaths, Suspensions, and Expulsions.' A few members were suspended for intemperance, drunkenness, fighting, and gambling. Several members were expelled for intoxication, embezzling, infidelity to family, contempt, and most notably, "for associating with lewd women, and drawing benefits for disease resulting therefrom."
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