Worcester, MA Fire, Aug 1838

Fire at Worcester. A fire broke out in the vicinity of School street, in Worcester, about 1 o'clock on Wednesday morning, which destroyed a large block of dwellings, brick machine factory, belonging to T. W. Paine, Esq. and the extensive stable of Messrs. Burt and Billings. All but the stables were insured. We have not learned further particulars. The estimate loss is $30,000.

The Farmers' Cabinet, Amherst, NH 31 Aug 1838