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1874 - A CRASH AT THE STATE PRISON.

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DETROIT, Dec. 30. The center portion of of [sic] the building at the State Prison, Jackson, Mich., fell yesterday. The building was three stories high, and had been used formerly as a tannery, but at present was occupied by a cigar contractor named Hollingsworth. There were only three men in the building at the time of the accident, 150 men having just left. The lower story had been used as a dining room until Monday last. The building was badly built, having no solid support, and was condemned four months ago. Hollingsworth lost half a million cigars and a large quantity of tobacco.


Bangor Daily Whig and Courier
Bangor, Maine
January 1, 1874

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