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New York, NY Blasting Rocks Accident, Nov 1852

A young man, by the name of GEORGE BRANCH, was blown up, on Saturday last, while engaged in blasting rocks in Locust-street, and was seriously in not fatlly injured.

The New York Times, New York, NY 30 Nov 1852



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