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 - Seriotjs Accident at rat Ferrt. -The -The Mayor...
Seriotjs Accident at rat Ferrt. -The -The Mayor Mayor of tbe city, Dr. B. P. Si alts, in returning from a medical visit to a patient in Greenbush, at nine o'clock this morning, lost bis horse by an accident which, but for great activity and readiness of mind, would have proved fatal to himself. - In approaching approaching the ferry, the Mayor observed the ferry boat, with her stern ton-rail ton-rail ton-rail down, lying in the slip, and drove rapidly forward. When half way down the inclined plane leading to the boat, the engine was started and the boat moved out of the slip 1 and he next moment the horse, whose down-hill down-hill down-hill momentum momentum could not be instantly checked, plunged into the river, his bead and neck striking upon tbe ferry boat as he went down. The Mavor saved himself by springing from the carriage as it was going aown Albany Journal. v

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  1. The Evening Post,
  2. 03 Aug 1842, Wed,
  3. Page 2

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