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Washington Irving hurt in Accident...

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July 02, 1833

EVENING POST, N.Y., July 2, 1833.
* Washington Irving hurt in wagon accident

Page 2 has a report stating that Mr. Washington Irving was hurt when the one-horse wagon he was operating ...down a steep and rocky hill in West Chester... overturned after the horse became frightened. Both Irving and a nephew were thrown to the ground and both laid unconscious for some time until they were aided by a chance passer. Says that Irving spent time recuperating at his nephews house in Tarrytown. Other news of the day with ads. 4 pages in good condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War