Providence, RI Drug Store & Jewelry Store Fire, Jan 1852
Fire at Providence.
Providence, Tuesday, Jan. 13. The store occupied by Bragg & Edgar, druggists, in the brick block owned by the heirs of Thomas C. Hoppin, Westminster-street, was discovered to be on fire this morning about 2 o'clock. The building was considerable injured. Insured at the Mutual Office in this city. Bragg & Edgar's loss in stock is $2,500---insured for $3,000 at the Merchants' in this city. The jewelry stock of Henry F. Miller, on the same floor, was mostly removed---loss covered by insurance in the Hartford and Etna Offices. George W. Butts & Co., tailors, on the second floor, stock damaged by smoke and water---covered by insurance.
The New York Times, New York, NY 14 Jan 1852