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Another large fire strikes New Orleans leaving five hundred homeless

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11/03/1859
The Fourth District of New Orleans, Louisiana had been hit with a large fire ten days before a new conflagration burned more than fifty houses and left more than 500 homeless.  The fire began in the mid-afternoon in a stables business on Washington Street in the Fourth District and by midnight more than seven blocks had been destroyed. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
New Orleans (LA) Picayune, November 4, 1859, p. 1.

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