Freemasons at the first inauguration of George Washington, April 30, 1789

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Published by Masonic Service Association in Washington, D.C .

Written in English

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  • Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Freemasonry.

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Statementby James R. Case.
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LC ClassificationsMLCM 87/7498 (H)
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 31 p. :
Number of Pages31
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Open LibraryOL2492443M
LC Control Number87461656

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