Thursday, November 13, 2014

Delmar In 1891

Duel to the Death
Wilmington (Del), Sept. 11 - Delmar which is on the southern border of Delaware touching the Maryland boundary, was the scene of a terrible duel to the death between two young men last night.  The principals were Frederick Williams, aged 22 years, of Laurel, and Thomas Wells, aged 26, a farmer, living at Whitesville, six miles east of Laurel.  One used a pruning knife and the other a pistol.  Both are in a critical condition.

From The San Francisco Call - Calif. Sept 12, 1891

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