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Manuscript Group 829, Essex County, New Jersey Coroner’s Office

Inquests, 1854-1855, 0.25 linear feet / 56 items

Call Number: MG 829


Summary:

Inquests into the deaths of Essex County residents by coroners and local physicians, with affidavits by the parties involved.

 

Scope and Content Note:

Inquests, from the Essex County Coroner’s Office (1854-1855), into the deaths of residents in the county by coroners and local  physicians, with affidavits by the parties involved.  Causes of death include: man fallen overboard, apoplexy, cholera, convulsions, congestion of the brain, accidental drowning, suicide by pistol shot, and an infant child for lack of nourishment.  Among the coroners were Thomas L. King and Milton Baldwin.

 

Related Collections:

Manuscript Group 242, William Pierson (1796-1882), Sheriff of Essex County, Record books

 

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