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Troy, NY Hospital Fire, Jan 1859

BURNING OF THE TROY HOSPITAL.

TROY, N. Y., Thursday, Jan. 13. About 6 o'clock this evening a fire broke out in the Troy Hospital, which, owing the scarcity of water, was partially consumed. The patients were all rescued in safety. The loss is about $3,000; but is all covered by insurance.

The New York Times, New York, NY 14 Jan 1859



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