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Fire

Simmons School-house, State st., burned, Mar. 10, 1785

Four barns of bay at Oliver's dock, burned, Aug. 26, 1786

Hollis street Church and 60 houses, burned, Apr. 22, 1787

Rope-walks, Atkinson street, burned, July 30, 1794

Spermacetti works, Batterymarch street, burned, Feb. 11, 1795

British ship Betsey burned by a mob, June 20, 1795

Rope-walks at West Boston, burned, Mar. 1, 1797

Federal street Theatre, burned, Feb. 3, 1798

Eleven houses on Marlboro street, burned, May 1, 1799

Columbian Museum, Court square, burned, May 17, 1807

Destructive, at Portsmouth, N. H.; meeting at Faneuil Hall for sufferers, Dec. 22, 1813

Exchange Coffee-house, Congress square, burned, Nov. 3, 1818

Lewis rope-walks, Charles street, burned, Oct. 9. 1819

Six houses on Union street, burned, July 14, 1821

18 cows and one horse, in Hawley street, burned, June 20, 1824

Type Foundry in Salem street, burned, June 24, 1824

15 houses on Beacon and Charles streets, burned, July 7, 1824

53 houses on Central and Kilby streets, burned, April 7, 1825

10 buildings on Court street, burned, Nov. 10, 1825

On West street, water taken from Crescent (Frog) Pond, May 19, 1828

Distillery on Union street burned, Aug. 14, 1829

Beecher's Church, Hanover, opposite Portland street, burned, Feb. 1, 1830

Bakehouse and five persons on Broad st., burned, May 5, 1831

Warren Hotel, Friend street, burned, July 9, 1832

Old Town House badly scorched, Nov. 21, 1832

40 buildings on Blackstone and Pond sts. burned, May 18, 1835

70 buildings in Charlestown, burned, Aug. 26, 1835


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