The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Cayuga Republican (Auburn, NY), Wed., Nov. 2, 1825

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At Weedsport, on the morning of the 29th ult. Mr. David Remington, and Mr. Henry Whitman. They were killed by the accidental discharge of a 24-pounder while they were acting as gunners at the canal celebration, at that place. Remington was literally blown to atoms. Whitman survived about 4 hours. They were in the prime of life and have both left young families to deplore their untimely exit.

"In the midst of life we are in death."

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Cayuga Republican (Auburn, NY), Wed., Nov. 2, 1825