CHARLES THEODORE GALLAGHER, Grand Master
- 1 QUARTERLY COMMUNICATIONS
- 2 SPECIAL COMMUNICATIONS
- 3 FEAST OF ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST
- 4 LIST OF LODGES IN MASSACHUSETTS BY DISTRICT: 1901
- 4.1 DISTRICT 1: Boston
- 4.2 DISTRICT 2: Cambridge
- 4.3 DISTRICT 3: East Boston
- 4.4 DISTRICT 4: South Boston
- 4.5 DISTRICT 5: Waltham
- 4.6 DISTRICT 6: Somerville
- 4.7 DISTRICT 7: Lynn
- 4.8 DISTRICT 8: Salem
- 4.9 DISTRICT 9: Newburyport
- 4.10 DISTRICT 10: Lawrence
- 4.11 DISTRICT 11: Lowell
- 4.12 DISTRICT 12: Fitchburg
- 4.13 DISTRICT 13: Greenfield
- 4.14 DISTRICT 14: North Adams
- 4.15 DISTRICT 15: Pittsfield
- 4.16 DISTRICT 16: Chicopee
- 4.17 DISTRICT 17: Palmer
- 4.18 DISTRICT 18: Worcester
- 4.19 DISTRICT 19: Southbridge
- 4.20 DISTRICT 20: Milford
- 4.21 DISTRICT 21: Framingham
- 4.22 DISTRICT 22: Hyde Park
- 4.23 DISTRICT 23: Taunton
- 4.24 DISTRICT 24: Brockton
- 4.25 DISTRICT 25: Hingham
- 4.26 DISTRICT 26: Fall River
- 4.27 DISTRICT 27: Nantucket
- 4.28 DISTRICT 28: Provincetown
- 4.29 CHILE DISTRICT
- 4.30 CHINA DISTRICT
(held at Masonic Temple, Boston)
- 03/13: 1901-18;
- 06/12: 1901-81;
- 09/11: 1901-131;
- 12/11: 1901-159; (Annual Communication)
- 1901-21: Appeal from a ruling by the Grand Master regarding the refusal by the presiding Master of Saggahew Lodge to permit officers to be installed, due to their association with the Cerneau rite. The Master was forbidden by the Grand Master to permit those Brothers to be installed. The appellants were given "leave to withdraw", and the Grand Lodge endorsed the action.
- 1901-23: Installation of officers not presented at the 1900 Feast of St. John.
- 1901-30: Rt. Wor. George H. Taber introduced as the oldest Permanent Member of Grand Lodge at age 93.
- 1901-31: Petition by Mount Horeb Lodge requesting concurrent jurisdiction with Howard Lodge over the town of Dennis; referred.
- 06/12: 1901-101; "Your committee cannot see that any good results would follow the proposed change. It would not restore harmony between the Lodges. The contention would still continue." Recommends that the petition be dismissed.
- 1901-92: Presentation of facsimiles of old diplomas of Brothers Jacob Oliver and John Stacey, both sea-captains, initiated into the Lodge of St. Andrew in 1778 and 1777 respectively.
- 1901-93: Bequest of Bro. Franklin S. Pratt.
- 1901-94: Presentation of a portrait of George Washington as Master of a Lodge, painted by Bro. John L. Findlay.
- 1901-100: Thanks voted to Building Committee for "their arduous, efficient and satisfactory services in the creation of our beautiful Masonic Temple."
- 1901-104: Report of Committee on Charity.
- 1901-148: Report of Committee on Charity.
- 1901-148: Announcement of the presence of Wor. James B. Sener, Chairman of the Committee on Masonic Jurisprudence of the Grand Lodge of Virginia, who gave an "interesting speech".
- Recorded in Grand Master Gallagher's address, beginning on page 1901-178:
- Lodges visited:
- Corner-stone Layings and Hall Dedications:
- Anniversary Celebrations:
- Joseph Webb, Boston (03/17, 25th anniversary, held at Second Universalist Church on Columbus Avenue; 03/20, banquet)
- Rural, Quincy (06/08; Centennial, Special Communication)
- Aurora, Fitchburg (06/10; Centennial, Special Communication)
- Mount Lebanon, Boston (06/10; Centennial, Special Communication)
- Fraternal, Barnstable (06/25; Centennial, Special Communication)
- Pacific, Amherst (10/08; Centennial, Special Communication)
- Lodge Visits:
- Henry Price, Boston (01/02)
- Joseph Webb, Boston (01/25; Ladies' Night)
- East Boston (02/08; Meeting to help retire Temple debt)
- Mount Hermon, Medford (02/12)
- Soley, Somerville (02/18)
- Mount Olivet, Cambridge (02/21)
- The Lodge of Eleusis, Boston (02/21)
- Fitchburg (02/22; exemplification)
- Beth-Horon, Brookline (03/12)
- Hampden, Springfield (03/26; presentation by the Grand Master of 17 Past Masters' Jewels, "the oldest in point of service being 1858-59").
- Quinsigamond, Worcester (03/29; a banquet for "several hundred" Brethren)
- Union (Dorchester) (04/09)
- Satucket, East Bridgewater (04/16)
- Dalhousie, Newtonville (04/17)
- Ware (04/19; exemplification)
- Crescent, Pittsfield (04/22; "several hundred" present at refershment.)
- Greylock, North Adams (04/23; also, a visit to Rt. Wor. Daniel Upton at his home)
- Orange (04/24; exemplification)
- Amity #6 (formerly Amity Lodge, chartered in 1801), Camden, Maine (06/24; Feast of St. John)
- Guildhall, Vermont; dedication of Masonic library (07/09; Deputy Grand Master Albert A. Folsom on behalf of the Grand Master).
- Amity #6 (formerly Amity Lodge, chartered in 1801), Camden, Maine (08/09)
- Mount Vernon, Malden (10/03)
- East Boston (10/28; Masonic Fair)
- Jerusalem, Northampton (10/29)
- St. Paul's (South Boston) (11/05)
- Columbian, Boston (11/07)
- Lodge of St. Andrew, Boston (11/14)
- 1901-195: Report of Auditing Committee.
- 1901-197: Re-election of Grand Master Gallagher. Election of other Grand Officers.
- 1901-202: Report of Committee on Charity.
Grand Constitutions Amendment Proposals
- 03/13: 1901-26; Proposal to amend the Grand Constitutions, Part 3, Article 4, Section 1, regarding those subjected to trial; adopted.
- 03/13: 1901-27; Proposal to amend the Grand Constitutions, Part 5, Miscellaneous Regulations, Section 12, precluding membership in multiple Lodges; committee was "undecided and impartial; decision to recommend the amendment, but the committee "begs that not too much weight be attached to its recommendation." Revision adopted.
- 06/12: 1901-100; Proposal to amend the Grand Constitutions, Part 1, Article 2, Section 1, adding the name of the Grand Treasurer to the order of procession (and all Past Grand Treasurers as Permanent Members); postponed to September Quarterly.
- 09/11: 1901-139; Rejected, based on committee recommendation that membership in Grand Lodge not be enlarged.
- 09/11: 1901-147; Proposal to repeal Part 5, Sections 21 and 22; "if, upon examination, [the Grand Master] found it a propoer subject . . . he would see that it received due consideration."
- 12/11: 1901-198; Referred to committee.
Grand Master's Address
- 12/11: 1901-170; Opening remarks; concerns about absence of officers (and undue reliance on proxies); remarks on dispensations; deaths of Dame, Barbour and President McKinley; finances; surrender of Aconcagua Lodge charter; visits, detailed above. Report of Grand Lecturer, Board of Directors, DDGMs, Grand Treasurer.
Lodge By-Law Changes
- 03/13: 1901-31;
- Full Codes : Oriental; approved with "necessary changes."
- Amendments: Belmont, Charity, Charles H. Titus, Eliot, Joseph Webb, King David, Lafayette (Roxbury), Monitor, Mount Hermon, Norfolk, Puritan, Rabboni, Springfield; approved without change. Day Spring, approved with "necessary changes."
- 1901-32: Petition by Pythagorean Lodge, Marion, to reduce its fee for degrees from $35 to $25; referred.
- 12/11: 1901-202; "The sole object it has in view . . . is an increase in the number of candidates. Your committee is of the opinion that a reduction in the price of degrees will tend to cheapen Masonry." Rejected.
- 06/12: 1901-100;
- 09/11: 1901-147;
- 12/11: 1901-200;
Necrologies and Memorials
Past Grand Master Charles C. Dame
- 03/13: 1901-16; Memorial for Past Grand Master Charles C. Dame, presented by Past Grand Master Charles C. Hutchinson, for the committee. A portrait of Brother Dame appears opposite Page 1901-17 and above.
- 03/13: 1901-20; Death of Rt. Wor. David White Crafts, Past Senior Grand Warden. Reported by the Grand Master.
- 06/12: 1901-87; Memorial presented by Rt. Wor. David T. Remington, for the committee.
- 09/11: 1901-137; Expression of Sympathy for President William McKinley, "in grateful thanksgiving . . . that his life has been spared from the hands of the assassin."
- 09/11: 1901-140: Memorial for Rt. Wor. Walworth O. Barbour, Past Deputy Grand Master, presented by committee. Includes Barbour's "Charge to a Master Mason," beginning on Page 1901-146.
- 12/11: 1901-179: C. D. Cameron, Past Master of Hammatt Lodge; mentioned in Grand Master's Address.
Petitions for Charters
- 06/12: 1901-96; Petition by Concordia Lodge to be renamed George H. Taber Lodge; Bro. Taber was one of the charter members of the Lodge. Unanimously endorsed.
- 09/11: 1901-140; The "newly-appointed and very efficient" District Deputy for Chile, Rt. Wor. and Rev. Frank O. Thompson, caused to be presented the charter for Aconcagua Lodge, to be surrendered.
Petitions for Dispensation for Lodges
- 01/22: 1901-1; Newburyport. Funeral services for Past Grand Master Charles C. Dame.
- 05/23: 1901-34; Westport. Dedication of the Masonic Hall for Noquochoke Lodge.
- 1901-35; Procession of officers into the hall; "Brethren and ladies were assembled in such number to scarcely admit of passing." Received by a committee of Past Masters.
- 1901-35; Examination of building and dedication of hall.
- 1901-36: Address of Grand Master Gallagher.
- 06/07: 1901-39; Middleboro. Dedication of the Masonic Hall for May Flower Lodge.
- 1901-40; Procession of officers into the hall. Received by a committee of Past Masters and the Master of the Lodge, Wor. Ichabod B. Thomas.
- 1901-40; Examination of building and dedication of hall.
- 1901-41: Address of Grand Master Gallagher.
- 06/09: 1901-48; Quincy. Centennial of Rural Lodge.
- 1901-49: Dinner at Hotel Greenleaf and procession to hall.
- 1901-49; Entrance of Grand Lodge, accompanied by "the Grand Master bearing in his hand the mahogany casket containing the golden urn." Reception by Wor. Frank W. Brett, Master of Rural Lodge.
- 1901-49; "Under the escort of the Lodge the Grand Oddicers proceeded to the First Unitarian Church, of which President John Adams and President John Quincy Adams were members."
- 1901-50: Order of Exercises.
- 1901-51: Address of Grand Master Gallagher, including remarks on the anti-Masonic period.
Johnsonia Hotel, Fitchburg
- 06/10: 1901-60; Fitchburg. Centennial of Aurora Lodge.
- 1901-60; An "elaborate luncheon" at the Johnsonia Hotel with "a committee of Aurora Lodge."
- 1901-61; Reception of Grand Lodge by "a numerous gathering of the Brethren."
- 1901-61; Welcome by the Master, and response by Grand Master Gallagher. "Instead of bringing the gavel, with which to preserve order and enforce discipline, I have brought this sacred urn, containing a lock of the hair of our revered Brother, George Washington."
- 1901-61; Reading of Charter; an "interesting Historical Address" by Bro. Frederick A. Currier, and choir music.
- 1901-62: Address of Grand Master Gallagher, including remarks on the anti-Masonic period.
- 1901-67: Withdrawal of Grand Lodge and closing. A "bounteous dinner" followed, with speeches by various Brethren including the Grand Master.
- 06/10: 1901-72; Boston. Centennial of Mount Lebanon Lodge.
- 1901-72: Entrance of Grand Lodge into Corinthian Hall, "filled to its utmost capacity by a brilliant audience of ladies and Brethren, all in full evening dress."
- 1901-73: Order of Exercises.
- 1901-73: Address of Grand Master Gallagher.
Fairhaven Masonic Building, built by Henry H. Rogers
- 06/08: 1901-106; Fairhaven. Dedication of the Masonic Hall for George H. Taber Lodge.
- 1901-107: Reception of Grand Lodge at the New Bedford train station by a committee led by District Dpeuty Grand Master James L. Gillingham; a "sumptuous dinner" at the Parker House. Carriages then took them across the "new bridge" and a tour of points in Fairhaven was provided.
- 1901-107: Notes on Henry H. Rogers, a wealthy benefactor who built the new Masonic Building in Fairhaven as well as numerous other buildings.
- 1901-108: Reception of Grand Lodge by Wor. George B. Luther of George H. Taber Lodge.
- 1901-108: Inspection of the building and dedication.
- 1901-109: Address of Grand Master Gallagher. He remarked that "This is the first change of a Lodge name, so far as known to us, in Massachusetts or New England." (Not true; there are at least two earlier examples.)
- 1901-114: Closing of the Lodge, escort to the new Town Hall (built by the same benefactor) "where a generous banquet was laid, to which about three hundred of the Brethren sat down."
- 1901-114: Tribute to Rogers and Taber; remarks by the Grand Master and Rt. Wor. Bro. Taber, and by Bro. Rogers, who spoke about his "venerable 'uncle George'".
- 06/25: 1901-118; "That part of Barnstable called Hyannis." Centennial of Fraternal Lodge.
- 1901-119: Luncheon with six hundred Brethren representing every Lodge on Cape Cod, in New Bedford and Taunton, at the "Cash Block", where the original lodge room was located.
- 1901-119: Reception of Grand Lodge at the Masonic Hall; procession to Universalst Church.
- 1901-119: Order of Exercises.
- 1901-120: Historical Notes.
- 1901-125: Address of Grand Master Gallagher and Rev. Bro. Horton.
- 10/08: 1901-149; Amherst. Centennial of Pacific Lodge.
- 1901-149; Dinner at Amherst House; reception of Grand Lodge by Wor. Marshall D. Dickinson;
- 1901-150; Procession to College Hall; Order of Exercises.
- 1901-151; Address of Grand Master Gallagher
FEAST OF ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST
(held at Masonic Temple, Boston, 12/27/1901)
- 1901-206: Opening and roll call.
- 1901-207: Installation of Grand Master Gallagher; ceremony described. Installation of other Grand Officers.
- 1901-213: Norfolk (Needham, transferred from District 21 to District 5.
- 1901-214: Report of Recording Grand Secretary: 2,371 Master Mason diplomas issued in 1901.
- 1901-214: List of lodges not represented in Grand Lodge in 1901, as well as the past 2-5 years.
- 1901-216: Feast of St. John, listing toasts and names of speakers:
- 1901-216: Grand Master Gallagher, with a history of the Saints John.
- 1901-221: Grand Chaplain Edward A. Horton.
- 1901-225: Grand Master Frederick S. Stevens of Connecticut.
- 1901-227: Grand Secretary John H. Barlow of Connecticut.
- 1901-232: Bro. Samuel K. Hamilton of Golden Rule Lodge.
- 1901-238: Bro. Willard Howland of Robert Lash Lodge.
- 1901-242: Past Grand Master and Recording Secretary Nickerson.
- 1901-249: Deputy Grand Master Charles M. Green.
- 1901-252: Junior Grand Warden William B. Lawrence.
- 1901-259: Bro. Samuel J. Elder of William Parkman Lodge.
- 1901-263: Capt. and Past Junior Grand Warden Remington.
LIST OF LODGES IN MASSACHUSETTS BY DISTRICT: 1901
There were 28 districts in Massachusetts in 1901, as well as districts for Chile and China.
DISTRICT 1: Boston
William White, District Deputy Grand Master; 9 Lodges
- St. John's (Boston, 1733)
- Lodge of St. Andrew, (Boston, 1752)
- 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)
DISTRICT 2: Cambridge
George F. Stebbins, District Deputy Grand Master; 8 Lodges
- Amicable (Cambridge, 1805)
- Putnam (Cambridge, 1854)
- Aberdour (Boston, 1860)
- Mount Olivet (Cambridge, 1863)
- The Lodge of Eleusis (Boston, 1865)
- Mizpah (Cambridge, 1867)
- Zetland (Boston, 1867)
- Joseph Webb (Boston, 1876)
DISTRICT 3: East Boston
Lewis A. Wallon, District Deputy Grand Master; 9 Lodges
- Henry Price (Charlestown, 1858)
- Baalbec (East Boston, 1852)
- Temple (East Boston, 1870)
- Faith (Charlestown, 1868)
- Star of Bethlehem (Chelsea, 1844)
- Mount Tabor (East Boston, 1846)
- Hammatt (East Boston, 1859)
- Robert Lash (Chelsea, 1867)
- Winthrop (Winthrop, 1887)
DISTRICT 4: South Boston
Ira B. Goodrich, District Deputy Grand Master; 10 Lodges
- Washington (Roxbury, 1796)
- Union (Dorchester, 1796)
- St. Paul's (South Boston, 1846)
- Gate of the Temple (South Boston, 1855)
- Lafayette (Roxbury, 1865)
- Adelphi (South Boston, 1865)
- Eliot (Jamaica Plain, 1866)
- Rabboni (Dorchester, 1869)
- Prospect (Roslindale, 1890)
- Macedonian (Milton, 1893)
DISTRICT 5: Waltham
Otis H. Marion, District Deputy Grand Master; 7 Lodges
- Monitor (Waltham, 1820)
- Bethesda (Brighton, 1819)
- Belmont (Belmont, 1864)
- Isaac Parker (Waltham, 1867)
- Pequossette (Watertown, 1856)
- Dalhousie (Newtonville, 1860)
- Beth-Horon (Brookline, 1870)
DISTRICT 6: Somerville
Charles W. Bunker, District Deputy Grand Master; 9 Lodges + 1 U.D.
- King Solomon's (Somerville, 1783)
- Hiram (Arlington, 1797)
- Mount Hermon (Medford, 1854)
- Mount Horeb (Woburn, 1855)
- John Abbot (Somerville, 1857)
- William Parkman (Winchester, 1864)
- Charity (Cambridge, 1869)
- Simon W. Robinson(Lexington, 1870)
- Soley (Somerville, 1879)
- Friendship (Wilmington, U.D.)
DISTRICT 7: Lynn
Walter S. Parker, District Deputy Grand Master; 10 Lodges
- Mount Carmel (Lynn, 1805)
- Wyoming (Melrose, 1856)
- Mount Vernon (Malden, 1857)
- Golden Fleece (Lynn, 1864)
- William Sutton (Saugus, 1866)
- Palestine (Everett, 1868)
- Good Samaritan (Reading, 1870)
- King Cyrus (Stoneham, 1875)
- Converse (Malden, 1887)
- Golden Rule (Wakefield, 1888)
DISTRICT 8: Salem
John M. Raymond, District Deputy Grand Master; 8 Lodges
- Philanthropic (Marblehead, 1760)
- Essex (Salem, 1791)
- Jordan (Peabody, 1808)
- Liberty (Beverly, 1824)
- Amity (Danvers, 1863)
- Starr King (Salem, 1864)
- Acacia (Gloucester, 1865)
- Mosaic (Danvers, 1870)
DISTRICT 9: Newburyport
William A. Butler, District Deputy Grand Master; 8 Lodges
- St. John's (Newburyport, 1766)
- The Tyrian (Gloucester, 1770)
- St. Mark's (Newburyport, 1803)
- Warren (Amesbury, 1822)
- Ashler (Rockport, 1851)
- John T. Heard (Ipswich, 1864)
- Charles C. Dame (Georgetown, 1867)
- Bethany (Merrimac, 1868)
DISTRICT 10: Lawrence
Charles P. Sumner, District Deputy Grand Master; 8 Lodges
- Merrimack (Haverhill, 1802)
- St. Matthew's (Andover, 1822)
- Grecian (Lawrence, 1825)
- John Hancock (Methuen, 1860)
- Tuscan (Lawrence, 1863)
- Saggahew (Haverhill, 1864)
- Phoenician (Lawrence, 1870)
- Cochichewick (North Andover, 1874)
DISTRICT 11: Lowell
Edward J. Sartelle, District Deputy Grand Master; 8 Lodges
- St. Paul's (Ayer, 1797)
- Corinthian (Concord, 1797)
- Pentucket (Lowell, 1807)
- Ancient York (Lowell, 1852)
- Caleb Butler (Ayer, 1859)
- Kilwinning (Lowell, 1866)
- William North (Lowell, 1867)
- Thomas Talbot (Billerica, 1889)
DISTRICT 12: Fitchburg
Elwin C. Wheeler, District Deputy Grand Master; 8 Lodges
- Aurora (Leominster, 1801)
- Trinity (Clinton, 1858)
- Wilder (Leominster, 1859)
- Star (Athol, 1864)
- Hope (Gardner, 1864)
- Charles W. Moore (Fitchburg, 1865)
- Artisan (Winchendon, 1865)
- Athol (Athol, 1872)
DISTRICT 13: Greenfield
Frank H. Oakman, District Deputy Grand Master; 10 Lodges
- Republican (Greenfield, 1795)
- Harmony (Northfield, 1796)
- Jerusalem (South Hadley, 1797)
- Mountain (Shelburne Falls, 1806)
- Orange (Orange, 1859)
- Pacific (Amherst, 1860)
- Morning Sun (Conway, 1869)
- Hampshire (Haydenville, 1871)
- Bay State (Montague, 1872)
- Mechanic's (Montague, 1878)
DISTRICT 14: North Adams
Hobart C. Tower, District Deputy Grand Master; 5 Lodges
- Lafayette (North Adams, 1847)
- Berkshire (South Adams, 1857)
- Upton (Cheshire, 1869)
- Williams (Williamstown, 1871)
- Greylock (North Adams, 1871)
DISTRICT 15: Pittsfield
Charles E. Bennett, District Deputy Grand Master; 9 Lodges
- Cincinnatus (Great Barrington, 1795)
- Evening Star (Lenox, 1795)
- Wisdom (West Stockbridge, 1803)
- Mystic (Pittsfield, 1810)
- Huntington (Huntington, 1866)
- Globe (Hinsdale, 1869)
- Occidental (Stockbridge, 1870)
- Crescent (Pittsfield, 1873)
- Unity (Dalton, 1896)
DISTRICT 16: Chicopee
Harry W. Haskins, District Deputy Grand Master; 11 Lodges
- Hampden (Springfield, 1817)
- Chicopee (Chicopee, 1848)
- Mount Tom (Holyoke, 1850)
- Mount Moriah (Westfield, 1856)
- Roswell Lee (Springfield, 1864)
- Ionic (Easthampton, 1867)
- Mount Holyoke (South Hadley, 1869)
- Belcher (Chicopee, 1870)
- Newton (Wilbraham, 1870)
- Brigham (Ludlow, 1891)
- Springfield (Springfield, 1895)
DISTRICT 17: Palmer
Hubert M. Coney, District Deputy Grand Master; 7 Lodges
- Thomas (Palmer, 1796)
- Mount Zion (Barre, 1800)
- Bethel (Enfield, 1825)
- Quaboag (Warren, 1858)
- Day Spring (Monson, 1862)
- Eden (Ware, 1863)
- Vernon (Belchertown, 1869)
DISTRICT 18: Worcester
Arthur H. Burton, District Deputy Grand Master; 9 Lodges
- Morning Star (Worcester, 1793)
- Olive Branch (Millbury, 1797)
- Montacute (Worcester, 1858)
- Hayden (Brookfield, 1863)
- Athelstan (Worcester, 1865)
- Quinsigamond(Worcester, 1870)
- Spencer (Spencer, 1871)
- Boylston (West Boylston, 1876)
- Meridian Sun (North Brookfield, 1894)
DISTRICT 19: Southbridge
George C. Winter, District Deputy Grand Master; 7 Lodges
- Solomon's Temple (Uxbridge, 1818)
- Blackstone River (Blackstone, 1855)
- Webster (Webster, 1858)
- Oxford (Oxford, 1859)
- Quinebaug (Southbridge, 1859)
- Mumford River (Douglas, 1877)
- Granite (Northbridge, 1880)
DISTRICT 20: Milford
Herbert S. Eldredge, District Deputy Grand Master; 8 Lodges
- Montgomery (Milford, 1797)
- Franklin (Grafton, 1851)
- John Warren (Hopkinton, 1860)
- Mount Hollis (Holliston, 1864)
- North Star (Ashland, 1864)
- Excelsior (Franklin, 1866)
- Siloam (Westborough, 1866)
- Charles River (Medway, 1871)
DISTRICT 21: Framingham
Stevens A. Holt, District Deputy Grand Master; 8 Lodges
- Middlesex (Framingham, 1795)
- Meridian (Watertown, 1797)
- United Brethren (Marlborough, 1859)
- Doric (Hudson, 1864)
- St. Bernard (Southborough, 1867)
- Charles A. Welch (Maynard, 1872)
- Norfolk (Needham, 1874)
- Alpha (Framingham, 1875)
DISTRICT 22: Hyde Park
James A. Hartshorn, District Deputy Grand Master; 8 Lodges
- Rising Star (Stoughton, 1799)
- St. Alban's (Wrentham, 1818)
- Orient (Norwood, 1861)
- Blue Hill (Canton, 1863)
- St. James (Mansfield, 1864)
- Hyde Park (Hyde Park, 1866)
- Paul Dean (North Easton, 1867)
- Constellation (Dedham, 1871)
DISTRICT 23: Taunton
George E. Wilbur, District Deputy Grand Master; 8 Lodges
- Bristol (North Attleboro, 1797)
- King David (Taunton, 1798)
- Pioneer (Somerset, 1863)
- May Flower (Middleboro, 1864)
- Alfred Baylies (Taunton, 1866)
- Ionic (Taunton, 1867)
- Ezekiel Bates (Attleboro, 1870)
- Charles H. Titus (Taunton, 1872)
DISTRICT 24: Brockton
Charles F. Mann, District Deputy Grand Master; 9 Lodges
- Fellowship (Bridgewater, 1797)
- Rural (Quincy, 1801)
- Norfolk Union (Randolph, 1819)
- John Cutler (Abington, 1859)
- Paul Revere (North Bridgewater, 1856)
- Puritan (Whitman, 1869)
- St. George (Brockton, 1877)
- Satucket (East Bridgewater, 1881)
- Wollaston (Wollaston, 1899)
DISTRICT 25: Hingham
Joseph Sherman, District Deputy Grand Master; 8 Lodges
- Old Colony (Hingham, 1792)
- Corner Stone (Duxbury, 1801)
- Orphan's Hope (Weymouth, 1825)
- Plymouth (Plymouth, 1825)
- Konohassett (Cohasset, 1864)
- Delta (Braintree, 1868)
- Phoenix (Hanover, 1873)
- Satuit (Scituate, 1875)
DISTRICT 26: Fall River
Robert N. Hathaway, District Deputy Grand Master; 7 Lodges
- Star in the East (New Bedford, 1823)
- Mount Hope (Fall River, 1824)
- Eureka (New Bedford, 1857)
- King Philip (Fall River, 1866)
- George H. Taber (Fairhaven, 1872)
- Narragansett (Fall River, 1876)
- Noquochoke (South Westport, 1878)
DISTRICT 27: Nantucket
Albert G. Brock, District Deputy Grand Master; 7 Lodges
- Union (Nantucket, 1771)
- Marine (Falmouth, 1798)
- Social Harmony (Middleboro, 1823)
- Martha's Vineyard (Tisbury, 1859)
- Pythagorean (Marion, 1861)
- Oriental (Edgartown, 1866)
- Mariners' (Cotuit, 1871)
DISTRICT 28: Provincetown
Harry H. Murphy, District Deputy Grand Master; 8 Lodges
- King Hiram's (Provincetown, 1795)
- Fraternal (Barnstable, 1801)
- Mount Horeb (Harwich, 1854)
- DeWitt Clinton (Sandwich, 1855)
- Pilgrim (Harwich, 1859)
- Adams (Wellfleet, 1865)
- Howard (Yarmouth, 1869)
- St. Martin's (Chatham, 1872)
Frank H. Thompson, District Deputy Grand Master; 4 Lodges
- Bethesda (Valparaiso, Chile, 1854)
- Aconcagua (Valparaiso, Chile, 1870) surrendered charter
- Huelen (Santiago, Chile, 1876)
- St. John's (Concepción) (Concepción, Chile, 1884)
Arthur W. Danforth, District Deputy Grand Master; 1 Lodge
- Ancient Landmark (Shanghai, China, 1863)