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New York, NY Fell of Dock and Drowned, Aug 1860

ACCIDENTALLY DROWNED.

Thomas Morgan, a longshoreman, fell into the dock foot of Malden-lane, yesterday morning, and was drowned. The body was recovered and taken to the First Ward Station-house, where an inquest will be held upon it.

The New York Times, New York, NY 24 Aug 1860



article | by Dr. Radut