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Fire burns a cotton press and two thousand bales of cotton in New Orleans

New Orleans, Louisiana, 1852
06/13/1860
 At the Orleans Press Yard in New Orleans a destructive fire burned a machine shed and its press along with two thousand bales of cotton.  Total damages rose to the region of $200,000.  (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), 527. 

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