Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: June 7, 1861., [Electronic resource]. You can also browse the collection for Mather or search for Mather in all documents.
Your search returned 11 results in 1 document section:
The Daily Dispatch: June 7, 1861., [Electronic resource], The killing of
at New Orleans. (search)
The killing of Dr. Mather at New Orleans. --The killing of Dr. Mather at New Orleans, by a Mr.Dr. Mather at New Orleans, by a Mr. Withers, has already been noticed in our columns. We find the following particulars of the affair
f the 31st ult.:
Yesterday afternoon as Dr. Mather was sitting in his house, a servant came and whispered to Mrs. Mather some message from Mrs. Withers, which, on inquiry by Dr. M., proved to be ened to take her life if she did not leave.
Dr. Mather, against his wife's earnest entreaty, procee , with which he had threatened to shoot her. Dr. Mather said he would go up stairs and expostulate w do that." "Then I will shoot you." At this, Dr. Mather threw open his coat and said, "You can do so " Whereupon Withers fired, the ball lodging in Mather's breast, who fell upon his knees and called o a third time.
The second ball took effect in Mather's body, and at the third, Mrs. Withers rushing unds last night.
Withers is in prison.
Dr. Mather had quite recently returned from Pensacola, [1 more...]