From the Richmond Dispatch, 5/13/1862, p. 2, c. 3

Found Drowned. – The body of a little girl, six years of age, was found in a fish trap in James river yesterday, below the Danville railroad bridge. Her father's name is John Roberts, and works at the Belle Isle foundry. His daughter had been missing since last Wednesday. Coroner Sanxay was notified to hold an inquest over the remains, which on being discovered when the trap was visited for fish, was taken off and conveyed to the Manchester side of the river. There being no doubt but that the drowning was accidental, no inquest was deemed necessary.

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