John M Graham, died 1886

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John M Graham, died 1886 - Mrs. Harriet Graham's Suit Against the...
Mrs. Harriet Graham's Suit Against the Pennsylvania Company. Harriet E. Graham, widow of John M. Graham, entered suits against Jacob Friday, contractor, and the Pennsylvania Company for damages for the death of her husband, asking for $10,000 from each defendant. Graham was employed by Friday to lay stone on the Panhandle road near Dayton, O., which is operated by the Pennsylvania Company. On September 2, 1, Graham with others was going to lus work ou a hand car, and wuen a sleep grade was struck it was discovered that tne nrake woumhoi work, and as a consequence the car ran iuto a wajon at a crossing and Graham received injuries from which he died six weeks later. Negligence is alleged on the part of both ueienaants, it being claimed that the rail road was derelict in furnishing a broken hand car and that Friday should have seen that it was in good order. ,

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  1. Pittsburgh Daily Post,
  2. 14 Apr 1887, Thu,
  3. Page 3

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