In Philadelphia, an costly fire destroys a woolen mill
Fire destroyed Craig's Woolen Mills at Twelfth Street and Washington Avenue in Philadelphia and damaged several surrounding buildings. The overall cost of the damage was more than a hundred thousand dollars. No serious injuries were reported. (By John Osborne)
J.Thomas Scharf and Thompson Wescott, History of Philadelphia 1609-1884, in three volumes (Philadelphia, PA: L.H. Everts & Co., 1884), II: 786.