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Despatch (Propeller), seaman hurt, 1 Aug 1871


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ACCIDENT TO A SEAMAN. - Edward W. Hilt, a sailor on the steam barge DESPATCH, met with a serious accident at Chicago, Monday afternoon. He was engaged in "snubbing" the vessel, when his right foot became entangled in the line he was using, and was almost instantly severed. Hilt is a resident if Janesville, Wisconsin.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      August 11, 1871


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Reason: seaman hurt
Date of Original:
1871
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Local identifier:
McN.W.18677
Language of Item:
English
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Despatch (Propeller), seaman hurt, 1 Aug 1871