Daily Advertiser ( London, England ), Friday, January 15, 1773
Minster, in the Isle of Sheppey, Jan. 8.
This Evening was interred here, the Body of Lewis FRAGER , many Years Gunner at Sheerness Fort, and Deputy Water-Bailiff for the River Medway. On Saturday Evening, the 26th ult. a Person brought to the Garrison of Sheerness a Quantity of Oysters for Sale, which FRAGER suspected were dishonestly acquired, and in Consequence of his Office, examined the Vendor concerning them, who, without any other Reply, gave him a violent Blow on the Head, which laid him senseless on the Stones, of which Blow he lingered till the 3d instant, when he expired.