Major General Wolfe, who, at the expence of his life, purchasd immortal honour for his country, and planted, with his own hand, the British laurel, in the inhospitable wilds of North America, by the reduction of Quebec, Septr. 13th. 1759.
George IIId. by the grace of God, King of Great Britain, France and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, Duke of Brunswick-Lunenburgh, Elector of Hanover, Arch Treasurer, and Prince of the Sacred Roman Empire.