Saturday, November 8, 2008

The New York Times, July 4, 1855

July 4, 1855, Wednesday
Page 1, 95 words
The Gingham Establishment known as the Glasgow Mills, at South Hadley Falls, was burned this afternoon. The fire originated in a pile of yarn in the attic, and is supposed to have been the result of spontaneous combustion. The machinery and building, with much of the stock, were destroyed.

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