Hartford, CT Livery Stable Fire, Jun 1856
Livery Stables Burned at Hartford.
HARTFORD, Saturday, June 7. A fire broke out at 1 o'clock this afternoon in the extensive livery stables of Clapp & Sharp, on Mulberry-street, in the rear of the City Hotel. The building was of stone, and extended through to Gold-street. The fire took in the second story. About sixty tons of hay, and forty carriages, sleighs, &c., were destroyed. All the horses were saved. The walls remain standing. Estimated loss about $9,000, of which one-third is insured.
The New York Times, New York, NY 6 Jun 1856
Transcribed by Linda Horton. Thank you, Linda!