St. Louis, MO Fires, Jul 1870
St. Louis, Mo., July 8.---The freight warehouses of the St. Louis and Vandalia, and Illinois Control Railroad Companies, on Second-street, between Spruce and Myrtle, containing a large quantity of hemp, whisky, flour, hides, &c., were burned at 2 o'clock this morning. The insurance has not been ascertained. The fire was the work of an incendiary.....The lumberyard of HARTMAN & GRAHAM, on the corner of Monroe and Main streets, was damaged by fire to the amount of $8,000 last night. Insured for $7,500, in the Germania, of New-York; Cleveland Fire, and City Fire, of Hartford, Insurance Companies.
The New York Times, New York, NY 8 Jul 1870