Samuel Morris kills William Phaup
Samuel Morris, of Buckingham county was out squirrel-hunting. He had shot at a squirrel when William Fhaup, a neighbor, rode up and asked him if he had killed the animal. Mr. Morris had a double-barreled breech-loading gun and started to load the empty barrel, when tho other barrel went off. the entire load passing through Mr. Phaup's body about the hoart, killing him instantly. Mr. Phaup's little boy was riding behind him and a few of the shot went through the side of his face, only causing a flesh wound.