Dr Oswald B Finney Democrat death notice
Dr. Oswald B Finney, one of the most noted and interesting men of that section, died at Onancock. Acco? mao county, Sunday. He had never married, and celebrated his eighty-first birthday the previous Wednesday. Dr Finney fought a duel shortly before the war with Gen., now Judge Roger A Pryor, of New York. Finney was a Whig, and was serving in the legisla? ture at that time Pryor was a Demo orat, and was editor of a newspaper in Richmond. Some editorial criticism led to a challenge The men met on the Manchester side of James Hiver, and the doctor was wounded In the hip. Dr. Finney was very fond of politios, and after the war there was no more intense Demoorat In the State than he. The doctor was a member of the State senate about twenty years ago.