The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Melancholy Accident
Milwaukee Sentinel (Milwaukee, WI), 16 Jun 1840, p. 2

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Melancholy Accident.-- Lewis Robbins, a deck hand on board the Harbor Steamboat C. C. Trowbridge, was killed instantly on the 12th inst., by getting caught in the engine while passing up wood.

We understand that Mr. Robbins has left a wife and family in Ohio, to mourn his untimely end.--The Coroner summoned a Jury immediately, who returned a verdict in accordance with the above facts.

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16 Jun 1840
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Robbins, Lewis
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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 43.0268541135079 Longitude: -87.9040667407227
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Melancholy Accident