Transcribed by Audrey Henderson, June, 2014
Quebec City Archives
Themis Database of Court Records
August 4, 1836
Localization #3B 023 04-07-001A-01
Dated 4th Day of August 1836
Asst (Assault) & Battery
For the Quarter Session
Assault & Battery
Deposition of Helen Hamilton
Deposition upon oath taken before Alex J. Wolff, Esquire, one of His Majesty’s Justices of the Peace for the District of Quebec.
That one John Emery of Val Cartier did on the first day of August now instant violently assault, seize by the throat and severely struck and beat her putting her in bodily fear.
Her signature Helen (her mark) Hamilton
James Ruby, Witness
Sworn before me at Val Cartier, 4 August 1836, signed A.J.Wolff