mercredi 9 décembre 2015

Un prisonnier de guerre américain se noie à Québec

Les registres de l'Anglican Cathedral Holy Trinity Church pour le 9 septembre 1813 font état de l'acte de sépulture suivant :                


A man unknown, supposed to have been an American prisoner of war, was found drowned in the River St Lawrence September the seventh, and was buried September the ninth, in the year of our Lord one thousand eigth hundred and thirteen.
By me, Father Jehosaphat Mountain
           Officiating Minister at Quebec
Present  William Horton Corpl 10 ROBtn
              Richard Holdham, private Soldr 10th RO Battn his mark + ». 

L'identifier correctement sera impossible.

[Summary :
The church record for the burying of an unknown American prisonner of war in Québec, Québec.]

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