The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
John L. Gross (Schooner), 1 Jun 1858


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On Friday of last week the dead body of P.M.Brush, of Vermillion, was found, with throat cut in two places, supposed to have been done with a pocket-knife. The deed is thought to be the work of his own hands, as circumstances tend to warrant that conclusion, he having been seized with a fit of temporary insanity on Thursday, the time the suicide was probably committed. Mr. Brush was unfortunately addicted to intemperance, but had abstained on the Sunday prior to the time the fatal act was consummated. he was respected by his acquaintances and neighbors. he leaves a wife and five children.
      Cleveland Morning Leader
      July 1, 1858


NOTE.---P.M. BRUSH built the schooner JOHN L. GROSS at Vermillion, Ohio, in 1857


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shipbuilder's suicide
Date of Original:
1858
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McN.E.2135
Language of Item:
English
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William R. McNeil
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John L. Gross (Schooner), 1 Jun 1858