RESEARCH BY Richard Palmer

Fatal Accident at Weedsport

Cayuga Republican
Wednesday, Nov. 2, 1825
Auburn, N.Y.

At Weedsport, on the morning of the 29th ult. Mr. David Remington, and Mr. Henry Whitman. They were killed by the accidental discharge of a 24-pounder while they were acting as gunners at the canal celebration, at that place. Remington was literally blown to atoms. Whitman survived about 4 hours. They were in the prime of life and have both left young families to deplore their untimely exit.

"In the midst of life we are in death."