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BURIAL SOCIETIES

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Originally appearing in Volume V04, Page 824 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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BURIAL SOCIETIES, a form of friendly societies, existing mainly in England, and constituted for the purpose of providing by voluntary subscriptions, for insuring money to be paid on the death of a member, or for the funeral expenses of the husband, wife or child of a member, or of the widow of a deceased member. (See FRIENDLY SOCIETIES.)
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