Smuttynose Murder Thank You Card
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Smuttynose Murder Press Clipping #04

EDITOR’S NOTE: This message appeared in the Portsmouth, NH newspaper nine days after the murder by the husband of murder victim Anethe Christensen and the husband of Smuttynose survivor Maren Hontvet.





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March 15, 1873
Portsmouth Journal of Literature and Politics
John and Ivan's thank you card


We desire to express our sincere thanks to the citizens of Portsmouth and friends generally, who have proffered aid and sympathy in the time of our bereavement; to Commodore Howell of the Navy Yard, and the officers of the U.S. steamer Mayflower; and to Mrs. Frank W. Miller for wreaths and flowers so timely sent us on Monday.
Ivan Christensen
John C Hontvet


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