Mrs. M’Donald’s Fiery Death (sources)

  • “Spontaneous Combustion,” article in the Times of London, newspaper of London, England, December 25, 1843.
  • A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry, Vol. 3, by Sir Thomas Edward Thorpe, 1912 Longmans, Green, and Co., London, England. Pg. 406.
  • “Making of - Matches,” by Lee Jackson, article in the Victorian Dictionary website, viewed 2011. Online:
  • “Match,” article in the Wikipedia website, viewed 2011. Online: