The Maryland Chronicle
The Maryland Chronicle
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Description: Death of Dr. John Giddings

Date: January 18 1786

Newspaper published in: Frederick-Town (Frederick Counrty), MD

Page/Column: 2/1

Death of Dr. John Giddings

Newbury-Port, Nov. 30. Last Wednesday evening Dr. John Giddings of Exeter, State of New Hampshire, we are informed, put a period to his existence, by drowning himself. It is said that he had intimated his intention some time previous to his committing the horrid deed; and only a day or two before had asked his brother which he supposed to be the least painful death, hanging or drowning. He has left a wife and five children.

Submitted: 03/12/07 (Edited 03/12/07)

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