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Paper mill burns in Northampton, Massachusetts

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01/30/1860
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)
Source Citation: 
 Francis Vincent, Vincent's Semi-Annual United States Register.... 1st of January and 1st of July, 1860 (Philadelphia: Francis Vincent, 1860), 72.

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