Grant Lake Stream, ME Shaws Tannery Fire, May 1887

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A MAN BURNED TO DEATH.

CALAIS, Me. May 12.---Everett White was burned to death in the fire at Shaw's tannery at Grand Lake Stream yesterday. His remains, burned almost beyond recognition, were found in the ruins of the storehouse. He is supposed to have been engaged in removing leather when he was overcome by the smoke. He leaves a widow and seven children.

The New York Times, New York, NY 13 May 1887