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s taken home, where the surgeon removed a splinter five inches long, which, striking his thigh-bone was deflected downward. He had never been to the village since that day to make any stop, but looked over the ground somewhat and while there met a man he knew, the late Lorin L. Dame. One person was fatally injured, Mr. Thomas Huffmaster. Struck by a joist in the breast, he died from its effect soon after. His house was on High street, corner of Allston, later that of his son-in-law, J. H. Norton. The schoolhouse on Canal street was utterly destroyed, its floor with the seats attached laid upside down across Whitmore brook. School was to have begun on the following Monday. The big Whitmore elm escaped with little injury, but a horse-chestnut at Warren street was so wrenched and twisted as to show the effect thirty years later. Another, near by, blossomed anew in the following weeks. The storm seemed to have begun its havoc with over $4,000 damage in Waltham, $23,606 in Ar
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 29., Old ships and Ship-building days of Medford. (search)
ength on deck one hundred and ninety-five feet. The sharpening of her body lines, both forward and aft, is noticeable, and also the easing of the curve of the main transom. See Chapter VI. Plate 3 clipper Ship Golden Eagle, 1852 From some unknown source there comes to us the bill against a well known ship-builder who evidently had some difficulty at Chelsea bridge, in the passage of his Medford-built vessel. Joshua A.Foster Esq. 1862Owner of Ship TangereDr. To Salem Turnpike & Chelsea Bridge Co. Nov. 22.To Expenses incurred in repairing the Draw in Chelsea Bridge, embraced in the following Bills 1862Norton & Kendrick, Bill$42.50 1862Bisbee & Endicott, Bill24.20 1862Dows Bill25.00 1862V. D. Waters 4 days services20.00 1862Estimated cost splicing outer String piece$50.00 1862loss of Tolls 4 1/2 days109.72159.72 ———— $271.42 How the claim for damage was settled we cannot say, as the bill is not receipted. Evidently there was an interruption of turnpike