Ritual Book, Household of Ruth, 1895, prob. Odd Fellows

Nice old hardback fraternal booklet, over 115 years old; probably from a part of Odd Fellows. Titled" "RITUAL of the HOUSEHOLD of RUTH, G.U.O. of O.F. Containing the Convening, Dismissing, Admission, Installation and Welcoming Ceremonies with General Rules and Regulations." Revised, Written and Prepared by W.C.H Curtis, Worthy Grand Scribe, per order of the Grand Household. Convened at Richmond, Virginia, August 28 & 29, 1887. Hardback in good condition; outside edge has a small amount of water or moisture damage. 32 pages. I have the 1883 edition of this document is also listed for sale on ebay.

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