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Death Notice of Patton Thompson

May 23, 1878

Patton Thompson of Lebanon, Va., is dead. He allowed a tramp named John Loyd, from Danville, Va., to attempt to "cure him in 20 days" of a bad cancer on the face. The quack used arsenic - killed his dupe - and escaped.

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