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He died on December 7, 1902, in Guayaquil

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The Death of Thomas Nast as reported in the New York Times, December 8, 1902 

 

 

GUAYAQUIL, Ecuador, December 7 -- Thomas Nast, the consul general of the United States in this city, died at noon today of yellow fever after an illness of three days. 

 

     Mr. Nast's body was buried at 5 o'clock this afternoon. The funeral was attended by the Governor, the members of the Consular Corps and the American colony, and by many friends. The coffin was wrapped in the Stars and Stripes.

 

     The British consul recited a prayer at the cemetary. The death of Mr. Nast is deeply lamented by the natives, who held him in high esteem.

 

 

 

Taken directly from the New York Times article: http://query.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=9407E3DF163AE733A2575BC0A9649D946397D6CF

 

 

Page created by:  Monica G

Avon High School, Avon, Indiana

Date created: April 1, 2008

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