Ransom Beckwith poisoning death

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Ransom Beckwith poisoning death - Accidentally Poisoned, On the 31st ult., Ransom...
Accidentally Poisoned, On the 31st ult., Ransom Beckwith, a quiet, steady young man, 23 years of age, residing residing V Sraethport, McKean county, feeling unwell went into Armstrong & Co's store to get a stimulent. The bottle bottle containing whiskey aud one containing containing aconite were on the same shelf, side by side; by mistake he took down the bottle of aconite and drank several swallows before le discovered his mistake. Medical aid was immediately summoned but he was beyond the power of human aid, and died in about twenty minutes. He was an unusually temperate temperate young man, and was not, - and never had been la the habit cf using intoxicating liquors of any kind, and is viry highly spoken of by the neighbors. Cameron Herald.

Clipped from The Elk County Advocate19 Jun 1873, ThuPage 3

The Elk County Advocate (Ridgway, Pennsylvania)19 Jun 1873, ThuPage 3
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