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From: Margaret Ransom <>
Subject: [Bklyn] Brooklyn Union Argus,November 18, 1882-Death
Date: Fri, 12 Apr 2002 22:21:57 -0400

Brooklyn Union Argus
November 18, 1882

Buried by a Falling Bank

John CONNORS, a dirt cart driver, yesterday took a load of sand from an
excavation corner of Jefferson street and Howard avenue, and left John TWOMY,
aged 35 years of No. 360 Lexington avenue. CONNORS returned at one o’clock,
but did not see TWOMY, whose coat and dinner pail were on the bank. CONNERS
then noticed that the bank had caved in, and calling several men set to work
to search for TWOMY, whose dead body was found under the sand. TWOMY was

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