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Lindsay, William (fl. 1910) Certificate of Death

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02150.41.07 Author/Creator: Lindsay, William (fl. 1910) Place Written: Montpelier, VT Type: Autograph document signed Date: 1 July 1910 Pagination: 1 p. : 21.5 x 21 cm

Copy of the death certificate of William Wallace Noyes. He was 64 years old at the time of his death, which resulted from an accidental head injury. His wife Addie filled out part of the forms, and the health officer and undertaker filled out the rest.

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