Morning Journal and Courier, New Haven, Connecticut, 15 Jul 1896, page 9
"DEATH OF SEYMOUR SACKETT
End Came Suddenly Yesterday Morning—Was a Native of Westfield.
Springfield, Mass., July 14.—Seymour A. Sackett, sixty-one, died suddenly at his boarding place, 100 Bridge street, about 1 o'clock this morning. Mr. Sackett had been sick for about ten days with a stomach trouble, but no serious results were feared. This morning while attended by a young son who had come on from Revere to see his father, he suddenly passed away.
Mr. Sackett was a native of Westfield, where he lived for many years. He came to this city in the early part of May from Fitchburg and was selling a patent tampico brush, in the manufacture of which he was interested. For nearly twenty years past he had been a selling agent through this section for the Singer Sewing Machine company. He leaves a divorced second wife with two young daughters in New Haven, besides seven children by his first wife.
[Transcribed from GenealogyBank.com by Ted Smith]

Springfield Republican, Springfield, Massachusetts, 15 Jul 1896, page 4
DEATH OF SEYMOUR A. SACKETT
Seymour A. Sackett, 61, a native of Westfield, who came to this city last May from Fitchburg and was selling a patent brush, died at his boarding place, 100 Bridge street, yesterday. He was an agent for the Singer sewing machine company for nearly 20 years in this section. He leaves a divorced second wife in New Haven with two daughters, beside seven children by his first wife. He also leaves a sister, Mrs. Ella Shattuck of Westfield.
[Transcribed from GenealogyBank.com by Ted Smith]