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Sudden death.

--Mr. S. M. Hite, of New Orleans, who has been in this city for a week or two past awaiting the arrival of some machinery designed to be sent South, was found dead in his bed, in room No. 31, Spotswood Hotel, yesterday morning about 6 o'clock. An inquest was held. by Acting Coroner Sanxay, and it was ascertained that he was seen in his room, lying down, the previous afternoon, and when found yesterday morning the door was partially open and the gas burning. A gentleman who had known him for thirty years past, stated that he was a highly respectable man, of temperate habits Dr. John H. Boyle, who examined the body, gave it as his opinion that he died in a fit of apoplexy, and a verdict was rendered accordingly. He was about sixty years of age, and leaves a wife and four children in New Orleans a wife and four children in New Orleans.

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