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Joseph Rittner from Burlington killed in California, 1854


Posted By: Leslie W. Saint (email)
Date: 12/12/2013 at 05:43:03

Sacramento Daily Union, Volume 8, Number 1136, 13 November 1854, p. 1

The Daily Union.
Latter from Northern California.
Joseph Rittner, a young man twenty-five years of age, from Burlington, Iowa, was crushed to death on the 4th inst. He was hauling a load of lumber, and the cart running over some stumps in the road, threw the entire load over him, fracturing his skull and otherwise injuring him, so that he died.


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