Eighty-thousand bushels of rice burn in a Charleston, South Carolina fire

On this day, in the western part of Charleston, South Carolina, a mill and warehouse caught fire and were completely destroyed. Burned also were 80,000 bushels of rice. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation
"Fires," New York Times, January 12, 1859, p. 1.
Date Certainty
Exact
Type
Crime/Disasters
Relevance
Personal
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