Journal, December 1842–June 1844; Book 1, 21 December 1842–10 March 1843

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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9 January 1843 • Monday
Monday January 9. Started 8½— o clock for roads pretty good but smooth or icy. when 2 miles beyond Brooklyn at 12½ noon— while — & was in the covered carriage. & going descending a steep hill. the horses Boltd. the carriage slipped & capsized— & feell off the side of the bridge 5 feet descent broke the cariage— some on the Top & the fore axletree which we soon splicd & withed— & went on no one being injured— which we considered a special inte[r]position [p. [121]]
9 January 1843 • Monday
Monday January 9. Started 8½— o clock for roads pretty good but smooth or icy. when 2 miles beyond Brooklyn at 12½ noon— while — & was in the covered carriage. & descending a steep hill. the horses Boltd. the carriage slipped & capsized— & feell off the side of the bridge 5 feet descent broke the cariage— some on the Top & the fore axletree which we soon splicd & withed— & went on no one being injured— which we considered a special interposition [p. [121]]
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