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Portsmouth, NH Lightning Strike, Apr 1884

Struck by Lightning.

PORTSMOUTH, N. H., April 17.---The house of Patrick Quill, Newington, was struck by lightning yesterday afternoon. Daniel Quill, 20 years old, was severely injured, and a daughter prostrated.

The New Haven Evening Register, New Haven, CT 17 Apr 1884



article | by Dr. Radut