South Royalton, VT Auto Accident, Aug 1915

vt south royalton auto accident aug 1915


Chauffeur of Party Killed in Vermont Accident.

CORNISH, N. H., Aug. 7.---Several neighbors and friends of President Wilson in the Cornish Summer colony were in an automobile accident today at South Royalton, Vt., near here.

A machine carrying Mrs. C. A. Platt, wife of a New York architect; Miss Ellen Shipman, daughter of Louis Evan Shipman, the novelist, and William Platt, Mrs. Platt's son, turned over, killing Charles Sherwin, the chauffeur, and bruising the other occupants of the car.

The New York Times, New York, NY 8 Aug 1915