Manchester, MA Summer Cottage Fire, Nov 1907

BOSTON MAN'S SUMMER COTTAGE IS DESTROYED.

Manchester, Nov. 24.---A summer cottage which Charles Head, the Boston broker and banker, was building for his daughter, Mrs. Philip Stockton of Boston, on Glouscester road, was burned today, the loss being fully $40,000. F. L. Whitcomb of Boston was the contractor and he was to have turned the house over to Mr. Head next week. The fire started from a heater in the basement. Several workmen lost their kits. The house was a two-story frame structure, finished in stucco. The amount of insurance is not known.

The Boston Journal, Boston, MA 25 Nov 1907