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The Whitchurch murder
New Era (Newmarket, ON), 28 Jan 1859, p. 2

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A most painful tragedy was enacted in the Township of Whitchurch, on Saturday last, resulting in the loss of human life - enacted too, under circumstances the most appalling and frightful. Two men who were shingling a roof got in a disagreement and Mr. Hughey fetched an axe. He deliberately struck Ramsay on the head.

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28 Jan 1859
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William Hughey ; Robert Ramsay
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The Whitchurch murder