The Strange Case Of Carl Snickenbacker

by TNR Staff, TNR Staff | October 28, 2007

People have yet to fully discover and appreciate the splendor of the New York Times making its complete archives from 1860 available online for free. Needless so say you can read endlessly about wars and presidents and so on. But the archives are also filled with stories like this 1886 tale of a Detroit man scalded to death by boiling candy.

--Michael Crowley

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