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ANNUAL DEPARTMENT ENCAMPMENT

DEPARTMENT OF MASSACHUSETTS
UNITED SPANISH WAR VETERANS

APRIL 25, 26 AND 27, 1919

HELD IN

LAWRENCE, MASSACHUSETTS

Approved 1919
Timothy W. Kelly, Department Commander

Edited by Dan D. BROTHERS, Department Adjutant, and
Charles C. DONOGHUE, Assistant Department Adjutant

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BOSTON
WRIGHT & POTTER PRINTING CO., STATE PRINTERS

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OFFICIAL REPORT OF THE TWENTIETH ANNUAL

ENCAMPMENT

DEPARTMENT OF MASSACHUSETTS

UNITED SPANISH WAR VETERANS
LAWRENCE, MASSACHUSETTS, APRIL 25, 26, 27, 1919

Department Headquarters was established at Hotel Essex, Friday, April 25, at 1 P.M., for the registering of delegates and issuance of credentials.

On Friday evening, April 25, at 8 P.M., the annual concert and ball and reception of delegates was held at the State armory, Lawrence, Mass.

FIRST SESSION, SATURDAY, APRIL 26, 1919. The Twentieth Annual Encampment of the Department of Massachusetts, United Spanish War Veterans, opened in the State armory, Lawrence, Mass., in compliance with General Orders No. 6 of the Department of Massachusetts, and was duly called to order at 10.30 A.M. by Department Commander Timothy W. Kelly.

The assembly was sounded by Department Musician John J. Hillegass, and the colors were escorted to the platform by Department Color Bearers Comrades Everard Whittemore and Louis Nordstrom.

Prayer was offered by Department Chaplain Rev. William F. . Dusseault.

At this time the Department Marshal, Comrade Abner B. Jubrey, escorted to the platform His Honor John J. Hurley, Mayor of Lawrence.

Department Commander Timothy W. Kelly: “Comrades, it is with great pleasure that I introduce His Honor the Mayor of Lawrence, one of the best friends the Spanish War Veterans have in Massachusetts. Stephen J. Ryan Camp No. 7, which is located here, gets practically everything they wish from this city, and this

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