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Albert E. Smith Diary, 1868-1869

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Thursday 5

A sad accident occured to Aleck Lamont this morning. It appears he was working with a turning lathe up on "Swans Works" when some of the machinery gave way and the piece of wood which he was turning struck him on the lower part of the abdomen bruising him frightfuly. He was carried Seargeant Smith's hotel and Dr Bryson was called upon to attend him. He was a little better this evening.

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