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Full ReportAccident 10 occurred on the 12th day of February at the Huron mine. Jacob AUTIA with three others jumped on an ascending skip filled with rock at the 17th level to ride up and agreed as follows: One was to jump off at the 4th level one at the 3rd one at the 2nd and one at the 1st. Three succeeded in jumping off all right but Jacob AUTIA in atempting (sic) to get off at the first level missed his footing and fell down the shaft a distance of six hundred feet resulting in instant death. An inquest was held before Justice PERREAULT the jry exonerating the Mining Company and its officers from all blame riding on a skip loaded with rock strictly forbidden.
Accident No.10-1891
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Source NameInspectorLibrary Call No.ID
Report of the Mine Inspector of Houghton County Michigan for the Year Ending September 30 1891Josiah Hall Mine InspectorMichigan TN 272 .H68z 1890/91s1
Report of the Mine Inspector of Houghton County Michigan for the Year Ending September 30 1892Josiah Hall Mine InspectorMichigan TN 272.H68z 1892s2
Mine Inspectors Report for Houghton County, Mich. For the Year Ending September 30th 1893Josiah Hall Mine InspectorMichigan TN 272.H68z 1893s3
Mine Inspectors Report for Houghton County, Mich. For the Year Ending September 30th 1894Josiah Hall Mine InspectorMichigan TN 272.H68z 1894s4
Mine Inspectors Report for Houghton County, Mich. For the Year Ending September 30th 1895Josiah Hall Mine InspectorMichigan TN 272.H68z 1895s5
Mine Inspectors Report for Houghton County, Mich. For the Year Ending September 30th 1890not namedMichigan TN 272 .H68z 1889s6
Mine Inspectors Report for Houghton County, Mich. For the Year Ending September 30th 1897not namedMichigan TN272 .H68z 1897s7
Mine Inspectors Report for Houghton County, Mich. For the Year Ending September 30th 1900not namedMichigan TN272 .H68z 1900s8

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