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The Wheeling Daily Intelligencer (WV)
The Wheeling Daily Intelligencer (WV)
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Description: A Family Poisoned - Harpers

Date: June 9 1884

Newspaper published in: Wheeling, WV


Page/Column: Page 1, Column 2

A Family Poisoned
CHATTANOOGA, June 8.—A negro cook in the employ of H. B. Harper, of Wilcox county, Ala., poisoned the entire family on Saturday by putting arsenic in the coffee pot. All of the family are very low, and it is feared that three of the sufferers will die. When arrested the woman had a pound of arsenic in her pocket.

Submitted: 09/10/18

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