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Bell's Weekly Messenger, No.1810, Sunday, December 5, 1830

Tuesday an inquest was held at the Crown and Cushion, Russell-street, Covent Garden, on the body of Richard Glyddon, a serjeant of the Royal East Middlesex Militia, and one of the supernumerary soldiers of Drury-lane Theatre, who suddenly expired while engaged in rehearsal on the previous morning at the above theatre. The jury returned a verdict of "Died by the visitation of God."