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Thursday, March 19, 2015

Thriller Thursday: Attack with Brandy Tumbler

In my 4th-great-grandfather Hugh Winters' Brooklyn neighborhood, a 20-year-old woman, Emma Burke, attacked another woman, Sarah Daily, with a brandy tumbler on 24 September 1866. The incident took place in the same building as O'Malley's bar, where Eugene Fergus shot Patrick McGuann (who later died from the gunshot) the previous month. My 4th-great-grandfather testified for the defense at Fergus' trial.

Brooklyn Daily Eagle, 25 September 1866

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