A Fatal Fall Through Thin Ice [Broadside]. [Accidental Death]. [Illinois]. $50.00 Reward! The Above Reward will be Paid for the Recovery the [sic] Body of Miss Jennie Warren, Who was Drowned by Breaking Through the Ice at Hampton, Saturday, February 1st. Hampton, Illinois: S.n., c.1875. 13" x 9-1/2" broadside. Light browning, some wear and chipping to edges, vertical and horizontal fold lines, some with clean tears, which are mended on verso with archival tape, tiny hole near center where fold lines cross. A curious, and poignant, item. $350. * The victim was "17 years of age, short, dark completed, weight about 115 pounds." This appears to be an unrecorded broadside.
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