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The Daily Dispatch: January 9, 1861., [Electronic resource] 11 1 Browse Search
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y for its greatest efficiency. Horrible death from hydrophobia. George Toppan, Jr., a merchant of Boston, died on Sunday morning last, of hydrophobia. The While conversing with his friend, in reference to a paper laying on his desk, Mr. Toppan laid his hand on the safe or table and leaned over to look closer at the paped being troublesome and noisy, was eventually killed. On Thursday last, Mr. Toppan felt unwell in the morning. The feeling rather increased towards night, but Mr. Toppan gave no serious thought to it. Of all things he had no suspicion that he was to be the victim of hydrophobia. He slept that night pretty much as usual. Ohe dropped down in a spasm. His alarmed wife called for help, and the moment Mr. Toppan slightly revived, he exclaimed, in a despairing tone. "I am a gone man." The sult. During Friday night, at intervals, it required several men to hold Mr. Toppan during the spasms, and in the morning it was found necessary to send to the p