October 30, 2014

Woman Commits Suicide After Quarrel With Her Lover, Pulaski, 1883


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[September 21, 1883] -

Minnie Kesler, a woman of loose character, suicided about nine o'clock Monday morning, at Somerset, by firing a pistol down her throat. [1]


[September 25, 1883] -

Miss Minnie Kessler, a young woman at Somerset, committed suicide with a revolver, on account of a quarrel with her lover. [2]


[1] Semi-Weekly Bourbon News, Paris, KY. September 21, 1883. Page 1. LOC. http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86069872/1883-09-21/ed-1/seq-1/

[2] Excerpt from "Kentucky Knowledge." The South Kentuckian, September 25, 1883. Page 2. LOC. http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86069392/1883-09-25/ed-1/seq-2/


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