1873 - DESTRUCTIVE FIRES.
Chicago, Ill., Jan. 10. - The St. Nicholas Hotel, of Springfield, was damaged by fire, last night, to the extent of $80,000. The loss on furniture by fire and waster is about $6,000. The building was owned by H. S. & M. Hubbell, of Buffalo, N. Y., and the furniture by John McCreery, the proprietor of the hotel. The loss on the furniture is fully covered by insurance in the following companies: Royal, of Springfield, Ill.; Fire and Marine, and German-American, of New-York; North British, Mercantile and Franklin. The insurance on the building more than covers the loss, and is in the following companies: German-American, North British, Mercantile, Underwriters' Agency, Franklin, Orient, Hartford, and Home, of New-York.
The New York Times
New York, New York
January 11, 1873
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