Washington Benevolent Society of Massachusetts

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The Washington Benevolent Society was organized Feb 22, 1812 "to cherish the principles of Washington, and to aid unfortunate members of the institution". It originated in the office of Nathan Hale, attorney, No. 12 Exchange Street with General Arnold Welles president. There were more than 2000 members. Disolved in 1853.

From the description of Record of addresses, 1813-1814. (New England Historic Genealogical Society). WorldCat record id: 51166447

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creatorOf Washington Benevolent Society of Massachusetts. Record of addresses, 1813-1814. New England Historic Genealogical Society
creatorOf Washington Benevolent Society of Massachusetts. Records, 1812-1824. Massachusetts Historical Society
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associatedWith Codman, Henry, 1789-1853. person
associatedWith Coffin, Isaac Foster, 1787-1861. person
associatedWith Federal Party (Mass.) corporateBody
associatedWith Hale, Nathan, 1784-1863. person
associatedWith Knapp, John. person
associatedWith Sedgwick, Henry D. 1785-1831. person
associatedWith Shaw, Lemuel, 1781-1861. person
associatedWith Welles, Arnold, 1761-1827. person
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Active 1824


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