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1887 - HANOVER IN NEW HAMPSHIRE DAMAGED TO THE EXTENT OF $130,000.
Hanover, N.H., Jan. 4. - The most disastrous fire Hanover has ever experienced broke out in the Dartmouth Hotel at 2 o'clock this morning and raged until 9 o'clock before it was got under control. The losses so far as learned are as follows:
Dartmouth Hotel, owned by FRANCIS BUTTERICK, of Waltham, Mass., and occupied by JOHN S. WILLIAMS, loss on building, $20,000 insurance unknown. The furniture was removed, but is somewhat damaged. The guests lost some of their effects, but no one was injured.
D. B. CURRIER'S dwelling and barns, loss, $5,000; insurance, $1,000.
J. G. CURRIER'S barn, occupied by McCARTHY & HASKELL as a livery stable, loss, $700; CARTER'S Estate Block occupied by J. N. CHASE, boots and shoes.
L. B. DOWNING, drug store.
DR. W. S. BOWLES, dentist.
JOHN McCARTHY'S residence, loss on building, $5,000; insurance, $3,000.
H. C. CARTER'S block, loss, $5,000; insurance, $2,500, occupants, GEORGE W. RAND, furniture; H. L. CARTER'S restaurant, Grand Army of Republic Hall. TONTINE Block, owned by D. B. CURRIER and JOHN L. BRIDGMAN, loss on building, $20,000; insurance, $5,000; occupants, SAWYER & McCARTHY, furnishing goods; CARPENTER & BEAN, tailors; BROWN Brothers, hardware; F. W. DAVIDSON, general store; N. A. FROST, watches and jewelry; Western Union Telegraph office; HENRY SANBORN'S billiard hall; G. F. COLBY, book bindery; H. K. PHILLIPS, furniture, and various college literary societies.
The private losses and insurances are at present unknown. The WHITCOMB Block was considerably damaged by water. The total loss is estimated at $130,000.
The New York Times
New York, New York
January 5, 1887
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