Addison Ware

”For Grand Patriarch.

Whole number of votes, 57

Wm, H. Jones, – 38

Wm, H. Warner, – – – – 8

David Ayres, —– 6

Chas. D. Strong, – – – – 2

Addison Ware, – 1

Horace Williams, – – – – 1

A. S. Peck, —– 1

Reps Ayres and Strong declined, and Reps. Wm. H. Jones, W. H. Warner, A. Ware, H. Williams and A. S. Peck were declared candidates for the office of Grand Patriarch.

Reps. Hewes, Krogman and Geer were appointed as a second committee to superintend the ballot of alternate officers, who reported the votes as follows : For Grand High Priest.

Whole number of votes, – – – – 48

William Tozer, 37

Addison Ware, – 4

A.B.Ely, —— 2

F.B.Oliver, —– 2

Charles A. Smith, – – – 1

Dexter Bowker, – J – I

Wm. H. Jones, … – 1

Reps. Ely and Oliver declined, and Reps. Wm Tozer, A. Ware, C. A. Smith, D. Bowker and W. H. Jones were declared candidates for the office of Grand High Priest. For Grand Senior Warden.

Whole number of votes, – – – – 53

Addison Ware, 16

William A. Ayres, 16

S. S. Leonard, —– $

David Ayres, – – – – – 4

Alfred Mudge, – 3

Dexter Bowker, – – – – 2

Scattering, 1 each, – – – – 7

And Addison Ware, Wm. A. Ayres and S. S. Leonard were declared candidates for the office of Grand Senior Warden.”

Reference Data:

The Origanization and Proceedings of the Grand Encampment of Massachusetts, I.O.O.F., by Independent Order of Odd Fellows, 1844, pages 7-8


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