Beckwith's Almanac Volume 10-19

Beckwith's Almanac Volume 10-19

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1857 edition. Excerpt: ...of New Haven, improvement in the manufacture of india rubber fabrics: Andrew Twiney, Jr., of Fairfield, improvement in laying submarine telegraph cables. ( 16. A train of ears from New York, ran over and instantly killed a woman named ('Neil, at Division street crossing in Bridgeport. 17. A large ice house belonging to Mr. John Budau, in Bridgeport, burned. Loss 9200. 18. A German named Colbe, while taking ont a crncible of molten iron, at Colt's foundry in Hartford, badly burned by the melted iron running into his shoes and burning away the flesh to the bone. 18. A woman killed on the Danbnry railroad. Aged 80 years. 19. Major John Harrison of North Bradford, died, aged 90. 20. Mrs. Mary Alderman died, aged 83; John Mclntyre died, aged 80 years. 21. Mrs. Lucretia Bush committed suicide at Jewett City, by taking laudanum. 21. An intoxicated Irishman fell into the river at Hartford, and was drowned. 22. The Congregational church at West Hsven burned. Loss, $6,000.--Insurance, $3,000. 22. Mrs. Khoda Smith, of Southington, died, aged 60. 23. Mr. James Curtiss, of Fair Haven, drowned, aged 30. 23. The Body of Miss. Ann M. Burton of Stratford, found floating down the Housatonic river in that place. She left home about 10 o'clock the nighl of the 22d. Her age wax 54. 24. A colored man, named Hyde, found dead upon the dock, in the rear of Cady and Hammond's store in Norwich. 25. Horace, son of Hiram Clark, of Milford, drowned in the Housatonic river. Aged 20. 29. Abram Hawkins of Birmingham, died, aged 73. 29. Mr. Richard Conner, a quarryman, severely injured by the falling of a flat stone upon him. 29. Sheldon, Tuttle fe Co.'s, carriage shop in Plymouth, robbed of a quantity of carriage cloth and laces. 29. Mrs. Loretta Starr, of Danbury, more

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