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Death of Geo. WILSON in NV in 1872
Posted by: Vern Dander (ID *****8132) Date: June 07, 2007 at 08:57:26
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Am not related but may be of interest to someone who is. I have no further info, but additional newspaper extracts may be found at URL:

Vern D
Transcribed by Dee Sardoch
Stockton Daily Independent
Stockton, San Joaquin Co., CA
<Saturday, 14 Sept 1872>

DISPATCHES -- from Carson, Nevada, Sept. 13 -- At half past 1 o’clock this morning, W.H. PIERCE of the Capitol saloon, shot and instantly killed Geo. WILSON, who was in the former’s saloon. They had words, when WILSON attempted to strike PIERCE with a cane, when PIERCE immediately drew a revolver and fired 4 shots, all taking effect. PIERCE is in jail. The citizens are very indignant at the murder and some strong threats are made.

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