New York Times, “Explosion of a Locomotive,” January 2, 1857

Source citation
“Explosion of a Locomotive—Family Poisoned by a Slave.” New York Times, January 2, 1857, p. 1: 5.
Newspaper: Publication
New York Daily Times
Newspaper: Headline
Explosion of a Locomotive — Family Poisoned by a Slave
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1
Newspaper: Column
5
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Newspaper
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Exact
Transcriber
Meghan Allen, Dickinson College
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The following text is presented here in complete form, as it originally appeared in print. Spelling and typographical errors have been preserved as in the original.

Explosion of a Locomotive—Family Poisoned by a Slave.

CINCINNATI, Friday, Jan. 1.

A freight locomotive on the Central Ohio Railroad exploded yesterday afternoon, killing the engineer and brakeman.

A special dispatch to the Commercial says that a family of eight persons, named STITH, in Hardin County, Ky., was poisoned by a negro cook. Six died, and the others are not expected to live.

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