Corsicana, TX Grocery Store Fire, Jan 1894
Corsicana, Tex., Jan. 2.---Just after midnight last night a fire was discovered in the grocery store of S. J. Chesnut, a colored merchant on the east side. The house and contents were a total loss. The house was insured for $150, the goods for $190, the fixtures for $30, in the Hartford. Value of building and stock about $500.
Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 3 Jan 1894