Overdose

Sex: 
Male
Race: 
White
COD Category: 
Accident
COD: 
COD Method/Implement: 
laudanum
COD Inquest Finding: 

do say that Sam Burton came to his death by the voluntary use of laudanum taken by himself, and taken from the hands of his brother John Burton

Sex: 
Male
Race: 
White
Age Descriptor: 
about 35
COD Category: 
Accident
COD: 
COD Method/Implement: 
laudanum
COD Inquest Finding: 

do say that the deceaced came to his death, they believe by taking Laudanum

Sex: 
Male
Race: 
White
COD Category: 
Suicide
COD: 
COD Method/Implement: 
laudanum
COD Inquest Finding: 

upon their Oaths do say it appearing from the examination of the body, & Testimony that the said Samuel Hudgins came to his death at his own residence on the 9th of November 1854 from an accessive [sic] uses [sic] of Laddnum taken at his own will & from his own hands.

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