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GALLET death 1869

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Posted by SFgenealogy on Sunday, August 16, 2009 at 14:58:58 :

GALLET--A man named John B. GALLET, known as 'Squealing Jack,' committed suicide at St. Mary's Hospital by cutting his throat. He went to a window, smashed a pane of glass, and taking one of the fragments inflicted the wound, of which he died in a few minutes. He was laboring under a fit of delirium tremens at the time.

Source: Stockton Daily Independent, 27 Mar 1869. Transcribed by Dee Sardoc.

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