569 pp, index. Illustrated 4 portrait plates. The Society of the Cincinnati was organized upon the dissolution of the American Revolutionary Army as a charitable organization to take care of the widows, orphans and others made ill or indigent because of the war. George Washington was its first President. This large volume records all of those who were admitted to the Massachusetts branch of the Society from 1783 to 1929, with short biographies of each. Also includes the annals of the Society as well as the by-laws and rules. An interesting historical document, a treasure trove for genealo... View More...
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