Lampasas, TX Lampasas County Courthouse Fire, Dec 1871
SERIOUS FIRE IN LAMPASAS. Loss $10,000. --- From an extra Dispatch of the 27th ult., we learn that a serious fire occurred in Lampasas on that day. A new two story frame house, belonging to Mr. Sparks, District Clerk, and an adjoining building, occupied by a Mr. Weaver were totally destroyed, with their contents; loss estimated at $10,000. The county records, in care of Mr. Sparks, were also destroyed. The efforts of the citizens saved a more extended conflagration. Fire attributed to incendiarism. --Waco Advance.
San Antonio Express, San Antonio, TX 7 Jan 1872
The court-house in Lampasas has been destroyed by fire, together with all the public records.
Paper: Times-Picayune, New Orleans, LA 19 Jan 1872