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WM. H. VANDERBILT DEAD
DEATH SUDDENLY CLAIMS THE NATION'S RICHEST MAN. He is Prostrated by Paralysis While Talking to Robert Jarrett, President of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, and Dies Without Speaking -- His Vast Wealth Estmated at Two Hundred Millions -- His Railroad Enterprises.
The Washington Post (1877-1922) - Washington, D.C.
Date: Dec 9, 1885
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NEW YORK, Dec. 8. -- William H. Vanderbilt died at his residence in this city, of paralysis, at half-past two o'clock this afternoon. He arose this morning at his usual hour, and at breakfast served to the members of the family, most of whom were present, he appeared to be in his usual health and in a more than usually happy frame of mind.

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