Ransom Botsford 18 Apr 1897

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Ransom Botsford 18 Apr 1897 - TOOK TOO MUCH LAUDANUM. Ransom Rotator Uealea...
TOOK TOO MUCH LAUDANUM. Ransom Rotator Uealea Suicidal In teat, bat la Kept a Prisdtsrr. Ransom Botsford, nineteen yearg oldr who hag gained pm little notoriety as a private private detective, was removed from his mother's mother's apartments, 141 iVest Thirty-fifth Thirty-fifth Thirty-fifth Street, last evening-, evening-, evening-, to the New York Hospital Hospital sufrerlr from laudanum poisoning. His relatives deny that he attempted to kill himself, 'but nevertheless an empty two-yunce two-yunce two-yunce phtal which contained laudanum was found In his pocket, and he will be arraigned arraigned In JefferHon Market Court to-day to-day to-day Jharged with attempting- attempting- suicide. Mrs. Lucy Botsford, the mother of the oung man. Is the Janltress of the build-ng build-ng build-ng at 141 West Thlrty-ftfth Thlrty-ftfth Thlrty-ftfth Street, In which tie American Volunteers have their head-quarters. head-quarters. head-quarters. For some time JRansom has been sufferer from insomnia, and was until recently recently a patient In the Presbyterian Hos-Ual. Hos-Ual. Hos-Ual. He was discharged several days agov ut the hospital authorities made no claim JiAt he was cured. Since leaving th hnsnltal h Tina acted ueerly. and his mother has had a sharp wwj-.-n wwj-.-n wwj-.-n wwj-.-n wwj-.-n gept on mm. Last evening- evening- Mrs. Botsford left the room in which her son as. and on returning; n a few moments und htm leanlne forward on a table with bis hands hanging llstleasly by his sides. An amouiance was summoned, and he was taken to the New York" Hospital a prisoner, where vigorous measures were taken to re vive mm. The doctors; believe that he will M as well as ever to-dav to-dav to-dav .ter regaining consciousness young Bets- Bets- uni saia that be had taken the laudanum to alleviate pains from which he suffered, tnd had no intention of committing- committing- suicide. vfce Poison waa nurchasod at a drua- drua- atore it Seventh Avenue and Thirty-fourth Thirty-fourth Thirty-fourth StreeL The younar man lived at 228 West Twenty- Twenty- sin fctreoL

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  1. The New York Times,
  2. 18 Apr 1897, Sun,
  3. Page 11

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