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Bound too tightly...
Item # 556936
July 8, 1829
MASSACHUSETTS SPY, & WORCESTER COUNTY ADVERTISER, Worcester, Massachusetts, July 8, 1829
* Lacing clothes too tight causes death ?
Page 2 has a report about the death of a "colored woman" from New York who died suddenly while ironing clothes. An inquest was held and a physician examined the body. It was determined by the physician
* ...that the deceased had been in the habit of tight lacing to such a degree as to force the liver from its natural seat
Other news of the day with several advertisements including two illustrated runaway ads. Some very lite damp staining, otherwise good. 4 pages.
Category: Pre-Civil War