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    https://www.google.com/books/edition/Lloyd_s_Evening_Post_and_British_Chronic/lzrnAAAAMAAJ
    1758
    “Mr. Hook, Gunner, was brought on shore in a cradle, being wounded in both thighs”
    An injury that might prevent the use of a chair. Details of the cradle are not given.