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M-496 1831 St. Louis Coroner's Report

ABSTRACT: Report by a St. Louis Coroner, 1831.

SCOPE: This collection consists of an early coroner’s report from St. Louis, Missouri. The document, dated January 31, 1831, includes a list of jurors involved in an inquest into the death of James Wade. The report was compiled by Coroner John Bobb and concludes that Wade “died by visitation of Providence.”

EXTENT: One folder.

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PREFERRED CITATION: The preferred citation for this collection is “From the Special Collections of the St. Louis Mercantile Library at the University of Missouri – St. Louis."