1916 Journal of the American Medical Association  
good. Opposition, political in character, soon developed, attacks were made on his administration, and the continuance and persistence of these attacks made his burden too grievous to be borne and on March 20 he resigned. The last act of his life occurred at the Edward Sanatorium, Naperville, where, unable to bear up under the strain, he took morphin and died from its effects, leaving behind him a pathetic letter to the people of Chicago, which closed with the words "I am simply weary."
doi:10.1001/jama.1916.02580410062024 fatcat:mgj7f32qnrfp7ghfy4dcbxy3iy