Posted by Adrienne on Monday, May 09, 2011 at 13:43:55 :
San Francisco May 7. - Two brothers, JOHN R. and JAMES F. TROY, both young men who for seven yers have been employed as pressmen by Bancroft & Co., while under the influence of liquor were engaged in a quarrel this morning. During the altercation JOHN drew a pocket-knife and stabbed JAMES between the sixth and seventh ribs, inflicting a wound from which he died in a few minutes. JOHN also was severely cut in the neck. He remembers very little of the quarrel and can give no partisulars of the cause of difficulty. Deceased was aged twenty-five. He leaves a wife and child.
Source: Tombstone Epitaph, Cochise County Arizona, Vol.III. No. 45, Page 1, May 13, 1882
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