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Boiler explosion kills two workers in Philadelphia

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10/19/1861
An explosion of a boiler at the engineering firm of I.P. Morris and Company at Richmond and York Streets in north-east Philadelphia proved fatal for two employees.  Thomas Hibbert and Patrick O'Neil were killed and a third man, John Parker, injured seriously.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
J.Thomas Scharf and Thompson Wescott, History of Philadelphia 1609-1884, in three volumes (Philadelphia, PA: L.H. Everts & Co., 1884), II: 785. 

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