A morning fire completely destroyed the Eagle Paper Mill in Northampton, Massachusetts. The building manufactured writing-paper and did up to $100,000 worth of business a year. Only minor injuries were reported but the financial loss was estimated at around $40,000. (By John Osborne)
Francis Vincent, Vincent's Semi-Annual United States Register.... 1st of January and 1st of July, 1860 (Philadelphia: Francis Vincent, 1860), 72.