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Patrick M. Reynolds Illust.
A Cartoon History of the District of Columbia (1995)
The involvement of freemasons in the founding of the American capitol is noted on page 41: 'On April 15, 1791 Dr. Elish Dick, Worshipful Master of Lodge 22, led a procession of masons, dignitaries, and "strangers" to Jones Point.'
Later, on page 65, George Washington's cementing of the capitol building cornerstone is noted: 'The cornerstone of the U.S. capitol was cemented into place by President George Washington on September 18, 1793. As Acting Grand Master of Maryland's Lodge of Ancient Free and Accepted Masons, Washington wore the sash, collar, and apron of the masons.' Unfortunately, Washington is incorrectly titled as acting Grand Master of Maryland, an office which was actually held by R W Bro. Joseph Clark, pro tem.1

A Cartoon History of the District of Columbia, Flashbacks Volume One. Patrick M. Reynolds; Published by The Red Rose Studio, Willow Street, Pennsylvania. 1995. tp isbn : 0-932514-31-6. p. 41 [106pp.]. Reprinted from The Washington Post
1.See Washington, The Man and the Mason, Charles H. Callahan. Washington, DC : Washington Masonic National Memorial Association, 1913. p. 291
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