ast end of the city.
To be added to this very serious loss is the destruction of the whole of the western range of Alderman Humphrey's warehouse, flanking the new dock, known as Hay's wharf, the burning of four warehouses and quay, comprising Chambton's wharf, as also shattering the loop hole doors of the various floors.
By this means the great warehoused of Mr. Alderman Humphrey, forming the Western division of Hay's wharf and dock, nine stories in height, and extending inland some hundredsock separated the two divisions of warehouses, although they were connected by a flank warehouse on the land side Mr. Alderman Humphrey and Mr. Humphrey, Jr., collecting all the available strength of auxiliaries, made strenuous efforts to stay the Mr. Humphrey, Jr., collecting all the available strength of auxiliaries, made strenuous efforts to stay the fire from laying held of the eastern range of buildings.
In the dock lay two ships — the Stockton steamer, which was to have sailed in the course of Saturday evening, and the American ship Pentucket.
It was low water.
It was impossible to extrica