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The Delaware Pilot
The Delaware Pilot
Contributed by Harrison

Description: Mice Cause Death of Barnwell Infant:

Date: November 26 1901

Newspaper published in: Lewes, DE


Barnwell S. C. Nov. 26, 1909 (Special):
Blood poisoning caused by the bites of pet white mice, resulted in the death of the six week old child of E.W. HOLMAN . The child was left alone on a bed which the pet mice of the infants elder sister climbed upon and gnawed the infants hands. Her cries brought assistance but the lacerations caused blood poisoning which resulted fatally.

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