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1839 - Melancholy Accident

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A Melancholy Accident occurred at Sorel, Canada on the 24th ult., by which a mother was deprived of life by the agency of her child of about three years of age. It appears that the child had been allowed to make a plaything of a pistol, which belonged to its father, John Callagher, who had on the day previous, loaded it, and put it away, as the thought, in a place of safety. The child, however, got hold of it, and, in its sport, drew the trigger, and the contents lodged in the mother's head, and caused instant death.


New-Hampshire Gazette
New Hampshire
January 8, 1839

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