At Tonawanda, article (Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, 1895-10-08)
At Tonawanda, article (Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, 1895-10-08).pdf
Says Lorenzo Phillips was captain of "Jennie Graft," Charles of "May." Says he fired a shot over his head, and was immediately fired on. Drifting boats intercepted by a tug at Little Island. Boatmen "like a pack of maddened wolves." Daughter knocked down. Son "beaten almost to a jelly." Blotches of blood where the son had crawled to the cabin.
Collection: Murder on the Docks (October 7, 1895)