Certificate of Naturalization for Peter Butti, 1927 - solo in inglese

Certificate of Naturalization for Peter Butti, No. 49631, dated April 26, 1927 and signed by the Under Secretary of State and the Secretary of State of Canada.

The front of the certificate reads:

The Naturalization Acts, 1914 and 1920
Certificate of Naturalization

I the undersigned Secretary of State of Canada do hereby certify and declare that PETER BUTTI whose particulars are enclosed hereon, is hereby naturalized as a British subject that he is entitled to all political and other rights, powers and privileges, and subject to all obligations, duties and liabilities to which a natural born British subject is entitled or subject and that he has to all intents and purposes the status of a natural born British subject.

In testimony whereof, I have hereunto subscribed my name and affixed the Seal of the Department of the Secretary of State of Canada this Twenty-Sixth day of April, 1927.

After the Italian declaration of war, all Italian Canadians naturalized after September 1, 1922 were declared enemy aliens.

Peter Butti was born in Montova, Italy on August 23, 1873.  He immigrated to Canada in 1912 to work as an electrical engineer. He later brought over his wife (Ida) and his children (Henry and Rosina).  During WWII, Henry was designated as an enemy alien.