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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.

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