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Accident in Elm Grove

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Accident in Elm Grove is an article published in the Evening News (Portsmouth) on 2 november 1882.

It is known[1] that Conan Doyle had some connections with local journalists which promoted his career with such articles.



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Accident at Elm Grove

ACCIDENT IN ELM GROVE. — An accident, which might have led to serious consequences, occurred this afternoon in Elm-grove. As Mr. Robinson, of Victoria-road, was riding in front of the Bush Hotel his stirrup leather snapped, and he was thrown to the ground, the animal rearing at the same time and falling partially upon him. He was conveyed into the house of Dr. Conan Doyle, of Bush Villas, and that gentleman was enabled to pronounce that, though considerably shaken and bruised, there was no injury of any consequence.




  1. Peter Calamai, in newsletter Through The Magic Door volume 16 issue 3, spring 2015, of the Friends of the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection

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