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Published by B. B. Russell Philadelphia, Quaker-City publishing house; [etc., etc.] in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fires -- Massachusetts -- Boston.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Col. Russell H. Conwell.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination312 p.
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14012783M

      The Great Boston Fire of was Boston’s largest urban fire, and still ranks as one of the most costly fire-related property losses in American history. The conflagration began at p.m. on November 9, , in the basement of a . This edited article about American disasters first appeared in Look and Learn issue number published on 22 January View of Boston, Massachusetts from the State House Even in the year of , Boston was a fine city, whose fame rested on a number of rather uninteresting but worthy considerations. It had a fine [ ].


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