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Source: Bell's Weekly Messenger, No.1827, Sunday, April 3, 1831.

[Inquest on Hannah Burgess]

Mr. Higgs, the Coroner for Westminster, held an inquest on Thursday, on the body of Hannah Burgess, aged 13. The deceased's father had sold the lease of a house in Grosvenor-market to Mr. Stocks, a dyer, who moved in on Thursday, the 24th ult., when some blue vitriol was laid on the mantel-shelf. The deceased, thinking it was paint, took about a drachm, which she put into her month, and while struggling with her brother, who was endeavoring to take a picture from her, she swallowed the poison, which caused her death. Verdict—Accidental Death by poison.