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Register of the Lockeford (Calif.) Charitable & Temperance Papers, 1860-1895
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Box Box 1


Folder Folder 1

-Sons of Temperance, Live Oak Div. no. 29. "Record Scribe's Book," 1860-1862. Minutes pp. 1-258 [leather-bound, marked "Day-Book" on spine]

Folder Folder 2

-Sons of Temperance, Live Oak Div. no. 29. "Record Scribe's Book," 1863-1865. Minutes pp. 1-114 "Names of those expelled" p. 507 "Brother Bramhall lectured to us..." and other misc. notes p. 527 "Names of those who proposed candidates" pp. 547-548 List of Officers; Recpts., 1863-1864 pp. 562-572 [leather-bound, marked "Journal" on spine]

Folder Folder 3

-Sons of Temperance, Live Oak Div. no. 29. "Financial Scribe's Book," Jan. 1860-Oct. 1864. Payments, 4/61-10/64 pp. 1-30 Membership rolls, 1/60-10/64 pp. 350-358 Treasurer's recpts., 4/61-9/63 pp. 372-382 [paper covers marked on front cover label: "Day Book of Financial Scribe, Live Oak Division...," etc.; loose covers]

Folder Folder4

-Sons of Temperance, Live Oak Div. no. 29. "Treasurer's Book," 1860-1864. Accounts pp. 1-35 [small ledger, leatherette covers, marked "Journal" on spine]

Folder Folder5

-Sons of Temperance, Live Oak Div. no. 29. [Account Book], 1860-1864. Accounts by name pp. 1-197 [lacks covers, alphabetical tab index]

Box Box 2


Folder Folder1

Folder 1: Sons of Temperance--Rituals [printed on cardboard; 16 copies]

Folder Folder2

Folder 2: S.O.T.--Officers' Duties & Initiation Ceremonies [printed on cardboard]


Conductor [2 copies]


Asst. Conductor [2 copies]


Chaplain [2 copies]


Inside & Outside Sentinels [2 copies]


Past Worthy Patriarch [3 copies]

Folder Folder3

S.O.T.--"Grand Worthy Patriarch's Letters" [i.e. corresp. from head of Order in SF, 1861- 1864; 6 items, incl. env.]

Folder Folder4

S.O.T.--"Promiscuous Letters" [i.e. misc. corresp., 1861-1865; chiefly courtesy notices from nearby chapters re expelled mem- bers; also incl. member resignation notes and speaker arrangements; 20 items, incl. env.]


**Angry letter from member who resigns because chapter has admitted "illiterate indians"


**Resolution honoring founder Dr. Wm. Kerr, d. 1861

Folder Folder5

Folder 5: S.O.T.--"Admission Cards" [10 items; incl. env.]

Folder Folder6

S.O.T.--Ritual Books


-Blue Book for the Use of Subordinate Divisions of the Order of the Sons of Temperance. NY, 1857. [2]


-S.F. Carey. Ritual for the Admission of Females into the Sons of Temperance. Trenton, N.J.: W.B. Howell, 1859. [4]

Folder Folder7

S.O.T.--Constitution & By-Laws (1860) [2 copies]

Folder Folder8

S.O.T.--Misc.BusinessPapers[6 items]


Membership reporting forms [3; 2 completed, 1 blank]



Folder Folder9

Misc. Printed Matter, Other Temperance Organizations


-Songs of the Dashaways. SF, 1860.


-Independent Order of Good Templars Odes, n.d.[printed on cardboard]


-13th Annual Report of the Women's Christian Temperance Union (1892).

Folder Folder10

Misc. Temperance Literature


-Maine Temperance Journal [adv. circular]


-Dead River Grand Trunk Railway [tract]


-Plymouth Pulpit (8-27-70) [Henry Ward Beecher publ.]

Folder Folder11

U.S. Sanitary Commission Papers 1864-1865


-Official Statement of the Workings of the Sanitary Commission no. 4 (May 1865).


-O.C. Wheeler, Secty., Calif. Branch to local chapters [4 items] suggests concerts & monthly meeetings to raise funds, 1-65 personal greetings to Delia M. Locke, 1-9-65 suggests using Washington's Birthday as basis for fund-raiser, 1-20-65 re fund raising during holiday season, 12-3-65

Folder Folder12

Journal used by two charitable organizations for different purposes 1861; 1864-1865


-Sons of Temperance. New Era Division no. 71, Athearn School [now Clements]. "Recording Scribe's Book," Apr.-Oct. 1861. Minutes pp. 3-41


-U.S. Sanitary Commission. Soldiers' Aid Society of Lockeford, Nov. 1864-Jun. 1865. Minutes pp. 48-64

Folder Folder13

-"Lockeford 'Band of Hope' Book of Records & Signatures to the Constitution," Nov. 1868-Jan. 1870.