Augusta, AR Fire, Dec 1881
A fire Monday night burned the entire business portion of Augusta, Ark., over fifty buildings being consumed. Total loss $200,000; insurance about $25,000.
The Freeborn County Standard, Albert Lea, MN 8 Dec 1881
Fire losses, Tuesday: At Augusta, Ark., 50 buildings in the business portion of the town; loss $200,000, insurance $75,000; the postoffice and the newspaper office were included in the wreck.
Wisconsin State Journal, Madison, WI 6 Dec 1881