Coroner's Proceedings, New York City (1748-1758)

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Francis J. Sypher, Jr.

These minutes, taken by John Burnet, Esq., record coroner's proceedings in British colonial New York, between January 22 1748 and 18 December 1758. All cases involve sudden or unnatural death, often in a public place; or death in prison. 

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Originally published as Collections of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, Volume XVI: Minutes of Coroners Proceedings, City and County of New York, John Burnet, Coroner, 1748-1758 (New York: 2004)