Williston, SC Fire, Dec 1887

Destroyed by Fire.

CHARLESTON, Dec. 29.-Fire broke out in Williston, in Barnwell county, this morning, and spread rapidly, in spite of the exertions of the citizens. A special to the News and Courier gives the losses as follows: W. H. KENNEDY, $1500; H. K. ANDERSON, $2300; and others sustained small losses. The total loss is over $10,000; insurance $7500.

The Columbus Enquirer-Sun, Columbus, GA 30 Dec 1887

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YESTERDAY'S FIRES.

Williston, S. C., Suffers Largely-Ten Houses Burned at Moss Point, Miss.

CHARLESTON, S. C., December 29-Fire broke out in Williston, in Barnwell county, this morning, and spread rapidly in spite of the exertions of citizens. The losses are as follows: W. H. Henry, $10,500; H. K. ANDERSON, $2,300; and others small losses. The total loss is over $100,000, with insurance of about $75,000.

The Macon Telegraph, Macon, GA 30 Dec 1887

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Post Office Burned.

ATLANTA, Dec. 30.-Intelligence was received here to-day by Chief Postoffice Inspector SIMPSON, that the post office at Williston, S. C., was destroyed by fire last night and only the money order funds were saved.

The Columbus Enquirer-Sun, Columbus, GA 31 Dec 1887