Cause of death: drowning.
In the summer of 1826, William Morgan (WM) of Batavia, New York, announced his intention to publish a book exposing the secrets of Freemasonry. On September 11 of that year, he was abducted and never seen again. Morgan was considered a traitor by the Masons and a “Christian martyr” by their opponents. 54 Masons were indicted for his abduction and 10 were found guilty. Morgan’s disappearance led to the formation of America’s first “third party”, the Anti-Masonic Party. But was it Morgan’s body that washed ashore on Lake Ontario a year later, and were the Masons responsible for his death? ………………….read the story of another 9/11 in New York.
On September 11 2001, it was exactly 175 years ago.