Maj. W.W. Vass, who was a distinguished and very highly respected citizen died last Monday morning about 9 o’clock at his residence on the corner of Halifax and Edenton Streets. His death came suddenly.
The gazette. (Raleigh, N.C.) 18??-1???, December 12, 1896, Image 3. Image provided by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library, Chapel Hill, NC. Persistent link: http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83027097/1896-12-12/ed-1/seq-3/.