Nov. 13, 1883 Springfield Sangamon County Illinois, USA
Died, at the residence of his mother, Mrs. E. B. Harlan, on South Sixth street, on the morning of the 13th, Emory Harlan, in the 19th year of his age. Deceased was never very strong, and about four years ago had a severe attack of scarlet fever, which was following by disease of the kidneys and dropsy, of which he died. He was a bright, intelligent boy, and his death will prove a severe blow to his widowed mother.
Illinois State Register, Springfield, IL, Nov. 14, 1883, p. 3