st — on the east, burning J. J. Minetree's carriage-house, and a large two-story workshop, occupied by Mr. W. H. Ferguson, coach maker, &c. Yarbrough & Barrow's store, opposite, was rescued by great exertions, but it sustained considerable damage.
The flames spread, also, west from the saloon, destroying R. Noble's store, occupied by Joel Thomas, and next to P. J. Brown & Son's and Wm. G. Collins' --lower story occupied by Dr. Edward Lawrence--from thence north, burning T. N. Carliles', Dr. W. R. King, Shaw & White, and greatly endangering the residence of Mrs. H. Shaw.
From Collier's corner the devouring element crossed the street, burning to the ground the store of Ballard & Massenburg; also, N., B. Walker's and the Temperance Hall, where its devastations were checked by the almost superhuman efforts of those on hand.
In rear of Ballard & Massenburg's was situated Dent's Hotel, which soon, with all the out-houses, became a prey to the rushing elements.
All the property d
of all kinds of Country Produce, Collecting Claims, &c.
Office, for the present, Basement Metropolitan Hall, Franklin street.
References.--S. McGruder's Sons, Duke & Hutchson, Charles C. Edell, Thos. D. Quarles, Richmond; Richmond T. Lacy, E. Ball, New Kent; Rev. Jas. H. Christian, E. Waddill, Col. John L. Walker, Charles City; E. R. Coke, Col. Wm. Bush, Allen Richardson, James City; Oswald Kemp, P. H. Fitzhugh, Gloucester; Robt. Healy, Joseph Christian, Middlesex; Muscoe Garnett E. M. Ware, Essex; Dr. S. S. Henley; Turner & Acre, King and Queen; J. B. Edwards, Dr. F. Gregory, P. H. Slaughter, King William; Wm. O. Winston, Jas. H. Lipscomb, Hanover; P. Woolfolk, E. S. Motley, W. S. Catlett, Carpline; B. M. Kent, Louisa; R. L. Coleman, Jas. W. Goss, J. L. Brady, Albemarle; Dr. Geo. S. Newman, Col. B. F. Nalle, Wm. H. Chapman, Orange; Dr. Joseph Norris Charlottesville; T. A. Crenshaw, Amelia; I. P. Spencer, I. N. N. Porter, Powhatan; Jno. S. Wilson, Lunenburg.