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St. Louis Post Dispatch
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Description: Fatal Mistake.

Date: July 22 1851

Newspaper published in: St. Louis, Mo.

Mr. Thomas WIBLE, an old and esteemed citizen of New Albany, Ia., died night before last from the effect of a dose of liquid corrosive sublimate, which was administered by is wife through mistake. He was sick, and told his wife to give him a dose of salts, which were already prepared in a bottle similar to the one that contained the poison, and the fatal dose was administered instead of the salts. (Louisville Courier)

Submitted: 12/25/11

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