The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Kingston Gazette and Religious Advocate (Kingston, ON), July 10, 1829


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p.70 We regret to announce an accident which happened yesterday morning on board the Sir James Kempt steam boat, on her way up. A Fireman, during the night, having occasion to draw up, as is supposed, a bucket of water, unfortunately fell overboard; and though every assistance was promptly afforded, unfortunately sunk. His name was O'Brien. He has left a wife and large family to deplore his premature end. [Chronicle July 4th]

We are informed, and it is lamentable to add, that the unfortunate man had drank too freely of ardent spirits through the day, and took his last glass but a few moments before he was called into eternity!


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Date of Original:
July 10, 1829
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KN.4378
Language of Item:
English
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Rick Neilson
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Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Kingston Gazette and Religious Advocate (Kingston, ON), July 10, 1829