True or False? Earliest known 33° patent is that of Col. John Mitchell, 1st Grand Commander of the Supreme Council, 33°.
While Col. John Mitchell, former Deputy Quartermaster of the Revolutionary Army (l.), was the first Sovereign Grand Commander of the Supreme Council, 33° (1802–16), the earliest known 33° patent shown here belongs to the first Lieutenant
Grand Commander, Rev. Frederick Dalcho (r.). Rev. Dalcho was the second Sovereign Grand Commander, serving from 1816–22.