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Colonial Cases

Wyoming

NOR'WESTER (Manitoba), 8 February 1875 (2)

Jan 29. Inquest on Frank Howard, Townships of Brook Enniskillen and Plympton.

 

Cheyenne Daily Sun, 3 March 1894

TIRED OF LIFE'S WOES.

W. H. AMESBURY TAKES HIS OWN LIFE IN LARAMIE CITY.

The deceased Was Secretary of the Grand Lodge of Odd Fellows of the State and Was Widely Known and Highly Respected.

Laramie, Wyo., March 31. - (Special) - W. H. Amesbury, who made the attempt to commit suicide yesterday, and who was saved by the doctor it was thought, died this morning from the effects of the wound in his throat. ...

   The Laramie Republican gives the following account of the suicide:

   Just before noon to-day, William H. Amesbury attempted suicide at his residence, on University avenue, by cutting his throat with a razor.  He was discovered lying on the floor of his barn a few moments after the deed had been committed and the physicians who were hurriedly called in believe he will recover.

Published by Centre for Comparative Law, History and Governance at Macquarie Law School