British Whig (Kingston, ON), Oct. 10, 1845
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p.3 Coroner's Inquests - An inquest was held on the 7th inst., by Henry Benson, Esq., Coroner, on the body of a young man named Michael Ryan, belonging to H.M. Surveying Steamer Union, who was accidentally drowned in Navy Bay, by falling out of a punt in which he was fishing. Verdict accordingly.
On the 27th ult., Mr. Benson held an Inquest on the body of John Burnett, who was found dead in the Marine Railway Yard. The deceased was a sailor and had been employed in the service of Messrs. Ives. He was noticed sitting on a log in the early part of the day by some of the men in the Railway Yard, and after dinner they observed that he had fallen or laid himself down on the ground, and on their attempting to arouse him discovered that he was dead. Verdict - "Died by the visitation of God." [Chronicle]
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes