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Obituary of William Kitchiner in The Gentleman's Magazine, 1794

An obituary for William Kitchiner appeared in the July 1794 edition of The Gentleman's Magazine. It includes a paragraph concerning his son who lost an eye to a 'paper arrow, armed with a pin'. I have presumed that this 'paper arrow' was a Paper Dart, although there is no other known reference to a paper Dart being 'armed with a pin' in this way.

A full copy of the work can be accessed online here.