News items from
The Vineyard Gazette

Transcribed from microfilm photocopies by C. Baer, 1998.
Sorry if they're all a bit morbid.
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1 Aug 1851
Lightning Kills Francis Nye and Elwina Norris, Others Injured in Severe Island Thunderstorms

29 Apr 1870
Joseph Dunham of Edgartown Shoots Wife, Captured

7 Aug 1874
Samuel Eliot Shoots, Kills Caleb Smith in Oak Bluffs Tarring-and-Feathering Incident


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