The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Minnie Miller (Schooner), suicide, 1 Jul 1871


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SUICIDE ON SHIPBOARD. - James Hanson, steward of the schooner MINNIE MILLER, of Chicago, committed suicide on board that vessel, at Racine Monday afternoon, by cutting his throat with a razor. He was found lying upon the cabin floor, dead, and covered with blood. No cause can be assigned for the act. Hanson was a scotchman by birth, about fifty-five years of age, and is said to have been a temperate and very quiet man.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      July 13, 1871


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Reason: suicide
Lives: 1
Date of Original:
1871
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Local identifier:
McN.W.18668
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 42.72613 Longitude: -87.78285
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Minnie Miller (Schooner), suicide, 1 Jul 1871