Inquests were held at the Coroner's Office yesterday in three cases of violent deaths. The first was that of Michael Slavin, run over on Tuesday morning by a train of the Pennsylvania Railroad under the Callowhill street bridge. The deceased was a conductor, and was struck by a freight car which was being shifted. He was taken to the University Hospital, where he died without returning to conciousness. Verdict death from injuries accidentally received.
Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) Inquirer, June 27, 1879.