The Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Capitol Lodge No. 87 (Sacramento, Calif.) records document the establishment and day-to-day
activities of the Capitol Lodge no. 87 in Sacramento, California from it's establishment in 1859 through 1907. The records
are organized into six series: Series 1. Correspondence, Series 2. Petitions, Series 3. Membership and rosters, Series 4.
Financial records, Series 5. Reports, Series 6. Assorted.
The Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Capitol Lodge No. 87 (Sacramento, Calif.) was established on June 10, 1859 by Samuel
Cross as a local chapter of the non-political and non-sectarian fraternal organization Independent Order of Odd Fellows. The
Capitol Lodge no. 87 was the second chapter of Odd Fellows founded in Sacramento, the first established by Albert Winn in
1849. The charter officers included E.F. White, C.M. Mason, John McClintock, Amos Woods, E.M. Heuston, G.A. Basler, C.B. Steane,
Lewis Shuck, Thomas B. Byrne, James Bowstead, M.M.Estee, and F.K. Krauth. The lodge held meetings every Friday evening and
was originally located at the intersection of K Street and 3rd St in downtown Sacramento, California.
.25 linear feet
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