Captain Peleman Bezanson, "Got a Gold Medal" in The Rome (N.Y.) Semi-Weekly Citizen, 4 February 1896

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Got a Gold Medal.

Halifax, Feb 2.—A gold medal was presented to Peleman Bezanson. The gift is from the president of the United States to Bezanson for heroic services in helping save the crew of the sinking schooner J. B. Jones off Cape Cod in March last.

From Rome(N.Y.) Semi-Weekly Citizen, Tuesday, 4 February 1896