Tombstone, AZ Fire Consumes Most of Town, May 1882

OK Corral after the fire of May 1882, photo from wikipedia

Goodrich & Goodrich….1,000
Langenberger…………..2,600 4,400
Bufford………………..10,000 5,000
P.T, Colby……………..…250
D. Frerichs……………..2,600 1,100
M. Heyes…………………500
Nugget Office………….7,500 2,200
Schofield & Heyman…18,000 9,000
E.T. Kenny & Co………8,000 3,000
J.G. Brown…………….3,500 1,500
R. Campbell……………..500
Mrs. McKenna…………..500
Dr. Hatch………………..150
J.P. Clum………………2,000
J. Chandler & Co………4,500 1,750
F.B. Austin…………….2,000 1,250
Thos. Dunbar………….1,000
J.O. Dunbar……………2,500 1,400
J. Muller……………….2,500 1,750
Judge Southard………..1,500
Lewis Berry……………..700
Judge Berry……………2,000 1,750
Dr. Matthews……………500
Col. Stanford……………250
M. Kelleher……………1,000
B.L. Peel…………………150
E.P. Ryder……………….500
Dr. Goodfellow…………1,500
T.H. Taylor……………….300 500
Mrs. McBride…………..5,000 2,000
Dillon & Kinncaly……..2,000 3,000
Fitzhenry & Mansfield…..800 3,000
Dr. Miller………………..500
Judge Spicer, (damaged)…200
A.K.P. Safford…………1,000 5,000
Woodhead and Gay……...300 500
Mrs. Fotthelf……………1,000 1,200
American Clothing Company (damaged..300 2,500
Dr. Gillingham, (damaged)..800
W.A. Hardwood, (damaged)..1,000
Summerfield Bros………6,000 12,500
Harry Worley……………350
Nobile & Co……………1,000
S. Tribolet………………2,000 2,500
American Hotel…………1,500 3,000
Sheffelin Hotel……………250 fully
XXL Store (damaged)……500 500
Gird Building……………1,000 5,000
Epitaph P. & P. Co………..750 fully
Palmer Lodging House……270
Oriental Saloon………….2,000 2,500
Russ House………………1,500
J. Paschaly……………….2,500 1,600
H. Cohen…………………..200 200
H. Kayser………………..1,500 1,500
L. Schoenfield…………..2,000 500
Mrs. Stewart…………….1,000 1,500
T.J. Drumm……………….500

In addition to this amount, probably $20,000 to $30,000 more are placed in San Francisco direct, and no record of it appears on agents’ book here. Kearney is insured for $3,500, and Dr. McSwegan for $500.

J.R. Campbell, of the New Orleans restaurant, lost $5,000 and was not insured.

Mrs. Mary McKenna, who kept the Miner’s Saloon on Fourth Street, comes out of the blaze $500 behind.

Leigh Brothers, of the Headquarters Saloon, lost $5,000, and were insured for $2,500.

Baron Bros., the Allen street barbers, lost $3,000, and were insured for $1,200.

It is reported that the American Hotel was set on fire three times, and it is generally supposed incendiaries had a hand in the job.

James Price, the harness maker and saddler, loses $1,000, but is partially insured.

Tombstone Epitaph Prospector, Tombstone, AZ 27 May 1882