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MINING COMPANY REVELATIONS.

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EXTRAORDINARY SUICIDE OF A…

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EXTRAORDINARY SUICIDE OF A YOUNG LADY. An inquiry was held at the George and Vulture Tavern, Pitfield-street, New North-road, on Tues- day, respecting the death of Miss Mary Martin, aged 24, who committed suicide in a most determined manner on Saturday, under very melancholy circum- stances. Mrs. M. Martin, 20, Aske-place, said the deceased was her daughter, and resided with her uncle at 9, Haberdasher's-place, where she had charge of his house, his mother being an invalid. In consequence of this last fact she was without company, and com- plained much of the dulness of the place. Witness, however, had not anticipated that deceased would have committed suicide. She had every comfort that she could wish for. Miss Anne Cole said that being requested by deceased's grandmother, on Saturday morning last, to look for deceased, who was missing, she did so, and found her hanging by a rope to the rail of her uncle's bedstead. Her throat was cut, and the blood was issuing from the wound. A bloody razor lay on the mantel-shelf. Witness's mother entered the room, and with the razor cut down deceased, who was still warm, but quite dead. She had evidently endeavoured to destroy her life first with the razor, but failing to inflict a mortal cut, she made a slip- knot on a rope, and accomplished her purpose by hanging. Deceased was debarred from society owing to her relative's illness, and had frequently lamented her position to witness, and said, Is it not strange I should never have a young man." The coroner remarked on the melancholy circum- stances of the case, and the jury returned a verdict of Suicide while of unsound mind." >

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