Inscription on the Big Bell of the Old Cathedral

Inscription on the Big Bell of the Old Cathedral (HM15ZJ)

Location: Vincennes, IN 47591 Knox County
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N 38° 40.704', W 87° 32.074'

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(at top of bell)
D.O.M. Ad Laud et Glor Domini Nostri et Redepmtoris Jesu Christi Hanc Mariam Annam R.R. D.D. et in Chr Pater Simon G. Brute Qui Primus Vincennopolitanan Sedem Episcopus Tenuis Vovebat Dabat et Consecrabat An Rep Sal MDCCCXXXIX

D.O.M. abbreviation for "Deo Optimo Maximo"..."To God the Greatest and the Best" To the Praise and Glory of our Lord and Redeemer Jesus Christ The Most Reverend Lord and Father in Christ, Simon G. Brute, who was the first Bishop held the See of Vincennes, vowed, gave and consecrated the Mary Anne in the year of Salvation 1839.

Inscription at bottom of Bell.
(In French)
"Les Freres Grente de Hambye Deptnt de la Manche mont fait"

The Grente Brothers of Hambye Department of LaManche made me.

Hambye, a small town in the province of LaManche bordering the English Channel.
"LaManche" is also "English Channel" in french.
HM NumberHM15ZJ
Placed ByThe Old Cathedral, Basilica of St. Francis Xavier
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 10:43pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 453501 N 4281224
Decimal Degrees38.67840000, -87.53456667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 40.704', W 87° 32.074'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 40' 42.24" N, 87° 32' 4.44" W
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Area Code(s)812
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 302 S 2nd St, Vincennes IN 47591, US
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