Terre Haute, Ind. Sunday Sept 9, 1883

The Lodge met in Regular session Worthy Master E.V. Debs in the chair The minutes of the previous meeting were read & approved
Proposition for Membership
The following propositions for membership were read Ed Mumper recommended by Bro. J. W. Geary and H. Sibley recommended by Bro. James Smith
The foregoing propositions were refered [sic] to a committee consisting of F. Crookshank A Larr and Bro Sacks
Reports of Committees
The committee to whom was Refered [sic] the application of S. J. Mills [sic] Samuel Jessie and Ed Donnelly Reported [sic] favorable and in motion the report was concurred in
Balloting for Candidates
S. J. Wills [sic] Samuel Jessie and Ed Donnelly were balloted for and was duly Elected a member of the Vigo Lodge No16
The following Bills were Read and allowed
Vigo Lodge No16 Dr to Chas Bennett
       Postage Stamps                $125
       Stationary and supplies      $500
        Total            $625
Bill of the GAR for hall cards
Advertising the time of meeting
  H. Cards 50¢ each              $200

Moved seconded and carried that the Recommendation of the Trustees whch [sic] was that an order be drawn on the Financier for Six Dollars and 25¢ for hall Rent due the Grand Army of the Republic

        Receipts of the Meeting $200
Instructing the Delegate who attends the Convention at Denver Received on motion by the Lodge in Regard to the Welfare of the Brotherhood There will
        There being no further business the meeting adjourned

              John O'Reilly                        Eugene V. Debs
                         Secy                                        Master

Close of Sunday meeting Sept 9/83

No meeting Sept 30/83 as the Delegates had not got back from the Convention

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