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Titus Foster

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Titus Foster - oio? r1 , Son ktUut kia On the 10th of March an...
oio? r1 , Son ktUut kia On the 10th of March an altercation took place in Hebron between Titus Foster, and his son Tilus Foster Jr., which terminated in ihe death nf ik i.n.. .l lh. The circumstances are in brief these. It appears that the old man has long been addicted to intemperance, and while under the influence of liouor ... ... .... . uolli wet wno as she al leges was afraidto remain with him, and requested hi r son, the deceased, to come and take h-r to hi. He went to the residence of his father for the purpose of complying with ihe request of his mother. Soum dispute artwe as to the manner in which the old lady should leave, and a scuffle ensued between the father and son, in which the former was thrown down but not injured. The son then left the house, and waa followed by the old man, with a knife in his hand with which he made frequent attempts to sub his son and when about seven rods from the house accomplished his purpose. The knife entered the left breast and pent truled the lobe of the lung, from which wound he died o:i the 25th. Russell W. Piatt, Esq , coroner held an inquest on the body and the jury returned h verdict of wilful murder, and the prisoner was conveyed to the county jail, on his way to which he met the funeral procession on their return from the burial of his son. The prisoner is seven(y-four years old and is a weallhy farmer Sandy Htll IN. Y.) Herald".

Clipped from The Baltimore Sun, 14 Apr 1848, Fri,  Page 1

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