Bussell Diary 02: Diary of Frances Louisa Bussell 17 December 1832 - 3 February 1833

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cipitated down the hatch way. The first alarm was for Hubert poor Mrs. Harris cried and so did we all for the anxieties of the last three days had unnerved Bessy & myself completely. Whilst we were comforting Mrs. Harris Mr. Hardy came to me Your Brother is seriously hurt why don't you go to him? We rushed out and found him in great pain as his shoulder had been slightly displaced. And now every one was kind Mrs. Leake voluntarily advised him to go down stairs and helped him in descending Mr. Sears & Joseph Harris forgetting all animosity cut off his sleeve & Mr. Harris came down to examine it. The steward bathed his shoulder and observed as he lent over him "This reminds me of Lord Nelson". Thus past our [Page 14]