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Drownings in the Schuylkill River...



Item # 544777

June 20, 1828

BOSTON RECORDER, Boston, Massachusetts, June 20, 1828 

* Drowning tragedies...  Schuylkill River... 
* Creek Indians of Georgia... 


Page 3 has a report: "Solemn Warnings.--Nine young men were drowned in the River Schuylkill, near Philadelphia, on the Lord's day, June 1st, while out in a boat on a party of pleasure. On the 8th inst. (Sabbath) Henry Demeritt, aged 25, and E. Paul, aged 14, were drowned in Piscataqua, between Dover and Portsmouth, N.H."

Other news of the day includes: "Indian Justice" "Temperance" "Fire" and more. Some lite foxing.

Category: Pre-Civil War

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