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Fire destroys large cotton mill in Concord, New Hampshire

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11/03/1859
The Pembroke Cotton Mills were burned out in a morning fire at Suncook Village outside Concord, New Hampshire.  No-one was injured but damage was estimated at $130,000 and 250 cotton operatives were thrown out of work.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
"Fires," New York Times, November 4, 1859, p. 1.

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