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    Ebensburg Alleghanian, 3 Jul 1862, Contributed by Patty Millich


A Welshman named Evan Evans was found drowned in the canal near the weighlock on Friday last. He was last seen leaving an ale-shop on Canal street at about eleven o'clock on Monday night previous. Search was instituted on Wednesday but it was not until Friday that the missing man was found. The verdict of the inquest was "accidental drowning."

[Extracted from "Letter from Johnstown," dated June 30, 1862]

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