The fire was first discovered in the upper story of the Widow Gregg's stable on the west side of Main street, near the bridge.
Mrs. Gregg's whole estate was totally destroyed, consisting of three dwellings and one stable.
The houses were principally occupied by Irish families.
One yoke of oxen, one horse, one cow and several swine were destroyed with the stable.
Next to the Gregg estate was Timothy Cotting's house, blacksmith shop and two stables, totally destroyed.
Mr. Nathan Barker occupied part of the dwelling.
Mr. George Lynne's
Symmes. house, blacksmith shop and stable came next and were also destroyed.
The Misses Tufts' dwelling and Richard Tufts' wheelwright shop on the same side were also laid in ashes.
On the opposite side of Main street the fire commenced at the bridge with the dwelling of Nathan W. Wait, and swept down Daniel Lawrence's store and dwelling house Jas. Hyde's dwelling and store, Elias Tufts' wheelwright shop and dwelling, George E.