In retrospect, some now refer to Anna as a serial killer. In some ways she reminds me of Polly Frisch. Anna would poison her employers with arsenic so she could nurse them back to health and thus gain their gratitude (and attention for herself). Her victims didn't always recover. This seems more similar to Munchausen syndrome by proxy, something Ellen and I questioned if Polly Frisch suffered from. Anna was found guilty of murder and beheaded in 1811. Later newspaper often used filler, just like now, and the following article appeared in several newspapers in June of 1899.
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