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Fire destroys the new Catholic Cathedral of Montreal in Canada

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01/03/1859
Saint James Cathedral, the recently built Roman Catholic cathedral on St. Dennis Street in Montreal, Canada was almost completely destroyed in a disastrous fire. The outbreak appeared to have started in the heating ducts. Damage was estimated at more than $100,000. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the Year 1860 (Boston: Crosby, Nichols, and Company, 1860), 386.

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