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Killed Himself To Please His Brother

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Parent Issue
Day
6
Month
August
Year
1875
Copyright
Public Domain
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[From the New York Graphic] George Ftederieke, agecl ïorty-eight ; years, committeil suicido at Ko. 388 i Bowory laat uiglit by taking morpkine. The unfortunato man was kitely employed as clerk iu tlie American Firo Detector Company. Ho loft the j ing letter : ihiAH Siu : I do this thiligjwith rnv ctïh wido open and all my hciihcb about me. T do it Hiiuj)]y to nvoid Htarvation, wbicb I bclioNt1 íh inevitable il' I Btay in the world. Sinoe jMonday uoon I havo caten but oim nieal. 1 lnive taken neaily - grains of morpuine, in the form of I j-illri. in;tUe by niysclf snnu1 jeaia ago. Let no I 0H6 i-errtuado me that I am iutmne. On the contrnry. I nover had my bciiboh moro perfoetiy iu lile. I do tlm act fflr tUe.pnrpose of plcaeing my brotbor, wlio, as President and Treasnreï of thi comjiany, owen me a large amonnt of mouey, whicli iio dcH not witih to pay. There aeed lio no iiiisl-inurli in, as I liavè fully i })laincd the eauKo of my dcatu. Yery reepeotfully, Geoiuik Kjikdkiiickk.

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Old News
Michigan Argus