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XY New York, Aprilrl2. General
Frederick Dent Grant, son of
General U.S. Grant', died at the
Hotel Buckingham here late last
night. " '
Today, telegrams arid cable-
Gen. F. D. Grant
grams of condolence from all
parts of the world, and all classes
of society, are pouring in upon
his bereaved family.
General Grant's death was
wholly unexpected, and physi
cians believe that he died more
directly from worry and depres
sion than from the cause named
in the death certificate heart
As a young liian,. Fred Grant
was the constant companion' of
his great father. That father
died, suffering tortures, from
cancer of the throat and tongue.
Last year the son first suffered
from an affliction of the throat.
He believed his ailment to be the
same as that his father died of,
and this preyed on his mind.
Nothing physicians could say,
could change his belief.
Only a few weeks ago, General
Grant underwent an operation on
his throat. It was successful, and
Wednesday he was taken from
the hospital to the Hotel Buck- t
ingham, on the high road to re-
At 11 o'clock last night he com---,
plained of faintness. Before phy
sicians could be summoned, he,,
The funeral will be a military
one. The general's son, Captain, ,
Grant, is in charge of the arrange- r
ments. The date has not yet,
been fixed, but probably will be
Sunday or Monday.
"Mrs. Potter Palmer, of Chi-.,,
cago, sister-in-law of the deader
soldier, was informed of General
Grant's death by telegram on the
train coming from Florida to her
home. The general's daughter, ,
the Princess Cantacuzene, also
received the news by telegraph. (1
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