Wilmington, DE Warehouse Fire, Jan 1860

A Warehouse at Wilmington, Del.

Last night a fire destroyed the storehouse of Warner’s Line of Packets, including fifty bales of cotton, some finished goods belonging to D. LAMMOTT & Co. The adjoining paper warehouse of JESSUP & MOORE, of Philadelphia, was also destroyed. The fire is supposed to have been the work of an incendiary. Loss unascertained.

The New York Times, New York, NY 1 Feb 1860


Jan 30, 1860
Destructive Fire at Wilmington, Del.

The night of this day, at about twelve o’clock, a fire broke out in the storehouse of Warner’s line of packets, in that city. The flames spread rapidly through the building, destroying it and its contents. Among the latter were fifty bales of cotton, and some finished goods, belonging to D. LAMMOT & Co. The flames communicated to the adjoining warehouse of JESSUP & MOORE, paper-dealers at Philadelphia, which was destroyed, with its contents. This building was filled with rags. A sloop also had her upper-works burned.

Vincent’s Semi-annual United States Register, Jan-Jun 1860 page 72