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Donald Norris McDougall (1827–1863)

We regret to announce the death of Donald N. McDougall, Esq., which took place at Texas very suddenly on the morning of Friday the 14th instant. The deceased gentleman retired to rest on Thursday night, apparently in his usual health; but about half-past two o'clock the following morning he was found calm in the sleep of death. We are informed that the deceased of late suffered occasionally from palpitation of the heart, and it was this which caused his sudden removal to the great grief and regret of his family and friends.

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'McDougall, Donald Norris (1827–1863)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/mcdougall-donald-norris-26183/text34146, accessed 14 April 2024.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

17 March, 1827
Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Death

14 August, 1863 (aged 36)
Texas, Queensland, Australia

Cause of Death

heart disease

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