ROBERT PRESTON- ACCIDENTAL SHOOTING-
Mariposa County, 1875
San Joaquin Valley Argus
November 13, 1875
On Sunday last, Robert Preston, aged about 14 years, son of Robert A.
Preston, residing on the Chowchilla, met with a serious accident by an
accidental discharge of a shotgun, which shattered his hand and arm
below the elbow to an alarming extent. It is supposed he will lose some
two or three fingers, and that he will have a crippled arm during life.
– Mariposa Gazette
transcribed by Tom Hilk
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