A Ship Captain Found Dead in the Cabin (28 March 1853)

A Ship Captain Found Dead in the Cabin. – Coroner Hilton held an inquest yesterday morning on board the schooner Jarius Hart, of Nova Scotia, and now lying at Burling—slip, upon the body of Capt. William Keating, who died in his cabin, from the sudden termination of some feverish disease, on Saturday evening. The Coroner took charge of the vessel, and also of $190 in gold, which were found in one of the Captain’s trunks. The latter were placed in the hands of Peter B. Sweeny, Esq., Public Administrator.

Source: A Ship Captain Found Dead in the Cabin, New York Times, New York, New York, 28 March 1853.

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