Louisville, KY Main Street Fire, Oct 1859

Burning of Stores in Louisville.

Louisville, Sunday, Oct. 23. A fire broke out on Main-street last night, damaging the stocks of Messrs. Wilson & Starbird to the amount of $70,000; of Watson & Co., saddlers, $15,000; of Peter & Buchanan’s agricultural implement store to the extent of $10,000; of Crabb & Co.’s dry goods $10,000. Others lost smaller amounts. All of the losers are pretty well insured, -partly in Eastern offices.

New York Times, New York, NY 24 Oct 1859