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Portsmouth, NH Piscataqua River Drowning, Apr 1870

FOUND DROWNED.----The body of Thomas Callahan of York, Me., was found in the Piscataqua river at Portsmouth on the 15th. A big splash was heard one night four months ago, at a Portsmouth bridge and Callahan, who had been round, was missed the next day. The remains were in a bad condition.

The New Hampshire Patriot, Concord, NH 20 Apr 1870



article | by Dr. Radut