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INDEX TO VOLUME II.

...430

A.

Page.

Page. Crucifixion by E. C. H...

369

Associations of Bevevolence,..

15 Case, Rev. A-letter,.

..380

Address by R. H. Worthington,.. .36 Chapin, Rev. E. H.-letter,.

361
Do by Jno. W. Dwinnelle,. ..49 Christ's Nativity, by E. C. H..

.398

Association,

.66 Connecticut, Circular of..

.426

All things--a time for-o...

.88 Do. N. York, resolutions on.. 428

Address by A. G. Magrath,..

.97 Do. S. Carolina,....

385

Do. by J. H. Adams,

.113 Campbell, Juo.-letter, (N. C.)...
Anthem-Palmetto Lodge, s. C.... 120 Covenant-its defence-Ed.....

.......475
Address by J. O. Tradewell,....

1211

Do. G. L. U. S. resolves to continue,..477

Anthem-Columbia, S. C.....

..126 Case, Rev. A. his report, D. D. G. S.....516

Address by W. W. Crawford,.

Do. letter,...

523
Alcock, Jas.-P. G. M. Biography of....241 Circumstantial Evidence, Danger of......563
Address by J. C. Doremus,..

290

Do. by Edw. D. Leon,.

303

D.

Do. by Richard Wells,

312

Do. by Rev. Bro. Barnes,.

321 Deputies to England, thanks to.... 144

Do. b's Thos. Fletcher,.

..356 Delacroix, G. Sec'ry of Mass.-letter,...190

Acting on Suspicion,....

.399 Dicks, Jno. B. of Mass.-letter,..

..190

Address by D. T. Doney,.

415 Decision of Character, by Ware,.........308

Do. by S. L. Hurlbut-dedicatory,...502

Do. by E. Salomon, G. M.. ..509

Do.

by Campbell R. Boyce,.........536

Early Marriages, by Delta,.

...8

B.

Eulalia, by C. M. S.-lines,

..112

End of the World, by Paulding... .127
Benevolent Societies,..

.59 Enigma, by E. C. H. of New York, .179

Bain, Rev. Geo. M.-letter..

.93 Edward and Antoinette,...

..386

Bain, Rev. G. M. do...
.382 Earth-its glory, by Magers...

..548

Baltimore, Procession in...

.479 Editorial for close of the year,..

.......570

Do. description of....

482

Bible, History of...

560

F.

Friendship, Love and Truth,...

...59

Father's Prayer, by Stringer,.
Case, Rev. Albert-letter,...
46 Female Education, by Delta,..

.163
Campbell, Jno. of N. C. do.....

.94 Franklin Lodge, Macon, Geo...
Case, Rev. Albert, S. C. do...

.94 Friendship, Love, Truth, by C. M. S.
Covenant, its Claims-Ed..

139 Free Masonry and Odd-Fellowship,. ..253
Case, Rev. Albert-letter,

142 Favouritism in Families,....... ..566

Condemned-a tale-...

..145

Clayton, Rev. Thos. C.-letter-..

G.

Covenant, Defence of.

239

Covenant recommended by Ten... .240 Grand Lodge U.S., its Session-Edit..... .281
Columbia-a Poem-by Magers,. .250 Great Britain and A. M. C. sor 1813,.....343
Coquette, a Sketch, do..

.258 Do. A. M. C.-Comments on ..... 377
Charity-by L. A. Gobright,.

.270 Georgia, Odd-Fellowship in....
Case, Rev. A-letter,..

.334 Gyles, G. Sec'ry of S. C.-letter,.......479

Coquette-continued,..

..338 Guild, Albert, letter from....

..576

.....157

2:22
...244

..189

....382

430

....311

...330

..44

...143

H.

Page.
Page. Odd-Fellows' Offering, ...

.333
Hinds, G. Master-letter,....
.48 Odd-Fellowship, Tree of.

.342
Haunted Streams, a tale,...
.347 Offices, by whom to be filed,..

.379
Hurlbut, S. A.-letter,.

..382 Odd-Fellowship, Progress of—Edit......425
Hough, E. S.-letter, (N. Jersey)..
Hinman, R. S., Obituary,

.575

P.
1.
Pastor, a Tale, by C. M. S.....

.61
Purdin, M. letter,..

.92
Independent Order of Odd-Fellows,......38 Proscription Rebuked, Edit..

238
Irvin, Washington, by E. C. H... .237 Peace, by Miss E. C. H..
Indian Wife, a Sketch,..
371 Proscripiion Rebuked, Edit..

.180
I Remember Not, by Rogerson,.. .377 Proscription Rebuked, Edit..

Proclamation, by M, W. G. Sire,... .523
J.
Progress of the Order,.....

.570
Jews not Proscribed by the Order,......184

R.
Johnson, W. D. of N., his Obituary,.....527
Journal of R. W. Grand Lodge of U. S...573 Reed, Thos. of Miss., letter,....

.94
Representatives for 1843, list of... 1.432
K.

Ridgely, Jas. L., C. Secry, his report,..464
Kennedy, G. Sire, Biography of...

1

S.
Known by its Fruits, an Essay,

178
Kezer, T. of Tenn., letter from. .210 Swartze, G. F. P. letter,
Kennedy, G. Sire, letter from..
286 Sectarianism Rebuked,.

..95
Do. do. Annual Report, ....444 Salt Water Bubbles,..

...134
Kinsman, J. D , Portland, Maine, .....574 Stringer, T. letter,.

Steward, W. S. do...

..144
L.
Social Relations, by Davage,..

.214
Sell, a Tale, by Rogerson,.

.271
Ladies Slipper, a Tale,....

..28 Scantland, J. M. of Tenn., letter,... .287
Lecture before No. 2, S. C..... ..J58 Salomon, E. letter,.....

..332
Let there be Light, by Ware,.. ..169 Songs from the German, C. M. S.. .433
Laird, F. H. L. of Indiana, letter,.. 191 Do.

do..

434
Do.
do...

435
M.

Supremacy of Principle, E. H. C.. .489
Secret Bridal, by Rogerson,..

..529
Mother to her lost one,...
.178 Song of the Exile, c. M. S.

...518
Mondelli, A. (N. 0.) letter from.. 189 State of Nature,..
Man what is he? by Stringer,
..204 Smile, by E. C.H...

..553
Moore, Jno. his expulsion,..

288
Music, lines by E. C. H....

424

T.
McRae, Jno. Jr. (N. C.) letter,..
Marrying for Money, a Tale,.

.436 Truant Child, by Louise,.,
Mysteries and Oracles,...
514 Thomas, Charles, of Ohio, letter,

48
Manchester Unity, Dinner,.

.554 Tale of the Blind,...
Treadwell, Jno. G. letter,..

142
N.

Things we Love, by Louise,..... . 162

Tannehill, W. F. letter from.... .381
New Year, Editorial,

42 Treadwell, Jno. G. letter from.. ..575
New England Village,

.361

V.
0.
Visions, a Poem, Rogerson,..

.413
Odd-Fellows' Hall, Columbia, S. C.......47
Odd-Fellowship, Principles of..... .69

W.
Odu-Fellows' Song,..

.87
Orphans, Education of-Edit..
..90 White Steed of Praric, Poem,...

.66
Odd Fellows' Hall, Baltimore,. ...91 Warren, G. L. of Georgia, letter,. 189
Odd-Fellowship, Reminiscences of.......173 Watson, D. P. of Kentucky, letter,..... 191
Ohio, G. L. Correspondence with G. Sec...187 Working Classes, by Delta,..

.251
Odd-Fellowship, Reminiscences of.......185 Widow, by C. M. Sawyer,..

...323
Odd-Fellow's Daughter, by Louise,.. ..194 Wreck, a Poem, by E. c. H..

.355
Our Country, by Magers,

.224 Wright, Jno. S., Georgia, letter,.. 431
Odd-Fellowship in United States,. 227 Work of the Order, its Reform-Edit.....521

Do. Origin of South Carolina,. .255 Washington and his Mother,.... .559
Do. Reminiscences of..

279 Witnessing, on, Odd-Fellows' Hall, Balt..569
Ohio, G. L. resolution of......

255
do. do.....

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.....551

.....431

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The subject of this memoir was born on the 9th day of August, in the year 1803, in the city of Baltimore, and at an early age was placed by his parents at the business of house painting in which he served

a regular apprenticeship-having attained his majority he embarked in his vocation upon his own resources and very early thereafter united himself with the Independent Order of Odd Fellows on the 23d February, 1831, he was initiated in Gratitude Lodge No. 5, in the city of Baltimore, a lodge so called, in commemoration of the services of the first Odd-Fellow in Maryland. Brother Kennedy became immediately after his initiation highly pleased with Odd-Fellowship and was soon among the most efficient members of the young lodge to which he had attached himself-on the 15th of August, of the same year, he was chosen Secretary, and in the following quarters consecutively he was called to act as V. G. and N. G. of the lodge, having thus in the space of one year filled all the chairs of his Subordinate Lodge. At the termination of his term of office as N. G. he was formally admitted into the Grand Lodge of the State in May, 1833, and in the following August was appointed Treasurer of his lodge. The space allowed us in tracing his career in Gratitude Lodge in this article will not admit our particularizing his many and valuable services to that body, it may easily however be seen from the rapidity with which he passed the several offices, that he enjoyed in a very high degree, the confidence and regard of his brethren, and the continuous prosperity of the lodge will furnish the surest evidence of the manner in which he administered its several functions during his various terms of office. In December, 1831, he was selected by his lodge to represent it in the organization of the Joint Standing Committee on Education in Maryland, a department of the Order in that State, which now reflects the highest honor upon its foun.. ders; of it more need not be said, than that at this time, the list of children under its charge numbers 206, of whom 113 are now at school receive ing the invaluable blessing of education. Bro. Kennedy took an active and zealous part in framing the constitution and devising the ways and means of this interesting committee, was chosen its Secretary in 1832, and continued to act as such during his residence in Maryland. Having entered the Grand Lodge his talents were immediately devoted to the advancement of the character of that body. The Grand Lodge of Maryland had been deeply agitated at the time of his admission by questions of exciting interest affecting its organic law and fundamental alterations in its constitution were in progress of discussion and adjustment. To this subject he gave his unremitting attention and had the satisfaction of contributing to the establishment of its present form of government, which has endured unchanged in any essential particular since that memorable period. The valuable services of this brother were again given to the Grand Lodge of Maryland in another trying scene through which she was called to pass in the following year, 1833,-a spirit of insubordination at first insignifieant, had assumed a more important aspect within the jurisdiction of Maryland, and ultimated in the regular organization of a spurious lodge in the city of Baltimore. The Grand Lodge was called upon at this juncture to adopt firm and decided measures to vindicate its authority and maintain its supremacy. That body assembled to consider its position and duty in the premises upon the invitation of Washington and Gratitude Lodges, and Brother Kennedy who was chosen the Chairman of the important Committee, appointed to report measures for its adoption in these circumstances submitted the following law, which was unanimously enacted, the prompt execution of which happily suppressed the spirit of insubordination and entirely overthrew the unlawful lodge.

Art. 33. Any brother who shall be concerned in organizing, or who shall give count. enance and support to, or who shall visit any lodge or lodges in the State of Maryland, purporting to be Odd-Fellows, and not possessing a legal and valid charter, duly granted and presented by the G. Lodge of Maryland, shall be deemed unworthy of fel. lowship; and may, upon satisfactory proof thereof, be suspended or expelled, at the option of the lodge. Any brother so suspended or expelled, shall not be reinstated unless he makes suitable submission, and the Grand Lodge assents thereto. Non shall any person who has been admitted to membership in such spurious lodge, be received into any regular lodge, without the consent first had and obtained of the Grand Lodge.

At the January Session, 1834, of the Grand Lodge of Maryland he was elected under the most flattering circumstances Grand Secretary of that body, which office he filled with great credit to himself. Having now arranged his plans of life so as to require his removal to New York, he turned his attention at an early moment to the settlement of his various trusts in the Order in Maryland—he closed the books of his various offices to the entire satisfaction of his brethren and formally resigned the Secretaryship of the Joint Standing Committee on Education, the Treasurership of Gratitude Lodge, and the Grand Secretaryship of the Grand Lodge early in the spring of 1834, and removed from Maryland, leaving behind him a character enviable for its devotion to the integrity and prosperity of OddFellowship

In the spring of 1834 Brother Kennedy located in the city of New York, and embarked upon that more enlarged field in the pursuit of his

calling—by a continuance of that unremitting energy which had ever distinguished him through life, his peculiar aptness for business soon attracted the notice of a capitalist engaged in the paint and oil trade, who promptly secured his valuable service and during a period of several years submitted to his skill and integrity his entire confidence, and ultimately, as we are informed, as an earnest of the appreciation of his talents and trustworthiness, has associated him in his extensive business. What a moral may be gathered from this brief memoir of our distinguished Brother by the crowds of industrious mechanics in our Order! how emphatically does the crown which has rewarded the toil of this fellow-citizen and brother exemplify the adage, that perseverance overcometh all obstacles here you behold a youth born in ordinary circumstances, struggling along the sterile pathway of early life amid all the adversities which beset the humble sphere, himself the cultivator of his own mind, and the architect of his own fortune, pushing from his way the thousands of impediments which cross the young mechanic and while yet in the green period of his days looking back with gratification upon years well spent, and beholding in the future a sure guarantee of abundance, peace and happiness as the certain fruit of a steady adherence to the maxims and principles which guided him through the dangers of the past. Brother Kennedy very soon after his location in the city of New York manifested a deep solicitude for the condition of our beloved Order in that jurisdiction. For many years the Grand Lodge of the State had almost wholly failed to report to the Grand Lodge of the United States, and owing to various causes among which perhaps the anti-masonic excitement and the then callous character of the constituency in that State may be considered as the most prominent, OddFellowship in New York commanded neither the respect of the community, nor the confidence of the Order in the south and west. In this posture of an institution to whose fortunes Brother Kennedy had been so intimately wedded in Maryland, it required as may well be imagined no ordinary firmness of character to prompt individual effort to its elevation. He did not however shrink from the Herculean task which lay before him, but summoning to his aid his best energies he set about resuscitating the almost expiring embers of Odd Fellowship in that jurisdiction. He found Lodges No. 1, 4, 9 and 10 in existence, but in a truly critical condition, each struggling along upon its own resources in separate and distinct communities, without any union and with no common head from which they might derive that counsel and instruction so necessary for the proper conduct of the work of our Order. Selecting from these lodges a competent number of willing brethren he undertook successfully the organization of a new lodge, Gettys, No. 11, so called after the then estimable Grand Sire of the United States, in which he deposited his card and remains until this day in active membership. The report of that jurisdiction for the year preceding, 1833, was barren of all intelligence as to the state of the Order, communicating simply an account of the election and installation of Grand Officers at Albany, with their respective signatures and address. In 1834 at the annual meeting of the Grand Lodge of the United States, that body was informed of the deplorable state of Odd-Fellowship in New York, when it was resolved, “that whereas it is represented that OddFellowship is suffering in the state of New York by reason of the Grand Lodge meeting in Albany, and that the good of the Order will be promot

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