Fire at the Illinois State Prison

Several workshops are burned at the Illinois State Prison in Alton, Illinois but no fatalities are reported. (By John Osborne)
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The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the Year 1859, (Boston: Crosby, Nichols, and Company, 1859), 371.
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