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Terre Haute Ind. Sunday Nov.13th 1881
The Lodge met in regular session.
Vice Master Chas Bennett occupied the chair. Lodge being opened in due form the minutes of the preeceding meeting were read and approved.
E. Mc Vick applied for reinstatement -- he having been expelled for non-payment of dues. The applicant was balloted for and elected and the Master declared him duly reinstated. P. H. Swartwort a member of the Great Western Lodge No 4 previous to [illegible] disorganization, applied for admission by dispensation from the Grand Lodge.
The applicant was balloted for and elected and declared a member of the Lodge.
The proposition of James H. Reese was declared forefeited.
The offices of Fin Secy & Treasurer were abolished in accordance with the new constitution, and Brother James Smith was elected Financier of the Lodge. Death Claims Nos 45 -- 46 & 47 were ordered paid on a basis of $20.00 each.
Brother Bennett remitted to the Lodge $15.00 re his bill of $100.00 for his expense as delegate to the convention, which was accepted. Brother Tom Long was allowed $15.00 & Bro Wm Cronin $5.00 for sick benefits.
Close of the Regular Meeting Sunday Nov.13th 10/81