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Springfield, MA Connecticut River Drowning, Jun 1882

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., June 24.---Charles H. Newell, aged 27 years, son of Nelson C. Newell, of the Newell Brothers Button Manufacturing Company, was drowned in the Connecticut River this afternoon by the overturning of his canoe.

The New York Times, New York, NY 24 Jun 1882



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