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THE FEAR OF MADNESS. I A Pathetic Letter. I Dr. Danford Thomas held an inquest last evening at Paddington Coroner's Court on the body of Isabella Barbara Greig, aged 39, spinster, who resided with her widowed mother, a lady of independent means, at 42, Walterton road, Paddington. Mrs Greig, the mother, said that her daughter was an invalid, and had under- gone a surgical operation. She was de- pressed, and expressed a wish not to live long lest she should prove an increasing trouble and burden to the witness. A doctor skilled in mental diseases,whom witness consulted, thought the deceased had no suicidal tendency. On Wednesday morning, however, she was found lying in bed unconscious and suffering from the affects of a narcotic poison. Dr. Fairfield, a neighbouring practitioner, was called in, but the deceased was then at the point of death, and expired immediately afterwards. Mrs Jane Hugo the landlady of the house, deposed to finding in a drawer in Miss Greig's bedroom the phial pro- duced, which had contained laudanum. She also discovered there a note pencilled by the deceased, and addressed to witness. Near the bed wa&a tumbler that had held laudanum. Miss Greig had frequently expressed a fear to witness that she should go mad."—The Coroner The note addressed to the landlady, which is undated, runs as follows Dear Mrs Hugo,—I beg your fowtfvetness for com- mitting this terrible deed In your house. I»lfe to me is, and has been for many, many months, one con- tinued torture. I cannot refrain from taking lauda- num, in the hope that it will end my wretched existence. My brain is fast going, and I am sparing my dear mother from seeing a far sadder fate befall me than that of death. I fear I should be afflicted with a living death. Try and comfort my dear mother with this idea. It is much better for me to be out of the world. I would fain write to my mother, but cannot do so. Good bye God bless you. Goa have mercy upon my soul, and guard my dearest, good mother. I have put this under your door, so that you may break the news gently to mother.—Your lov- ing friend, ISABELLA BARBARA GREIG. Mrs Hugo said the deceased had not carried out her intention of putting the note under her bedroom door, but she found the letter, as she had stated, in a drawer in Miss Greig's room, together with the laudanum bottle. Dr. T. Fairfield, 2, Walterton-road, certified that death was clearly due to laudanum poisoning. The jury returned a verdict of Suicide whilst of unsound mind."

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