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Peterson - Death 1886

[San Francisco City & County Vitals Notices Board]

Posted by Rana on Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 10:44:12 :

Shooting for a Small Cause
San Francisco, Feb. 11. JOHN PETERSON, night clerk at the Richmond House on Third Street was shot and killed this morning by a man to whom he refused lodging. This dispute began with words which were followed by blows and ended in the man, whose identity is yet unknown, drawing his revolver and shooting PETERSON.

Source; Tombstone Epitaph, Feb. 13, 1886, page 2

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