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Calamity at Richmond : being a narrative of the affecting circumstances attending the awful conflagration of the theatre, in the city of Richmond, on the night of Thursday, the 26th of December, 1811 : By which, more than seventy of its valuable citizens suddenly lost their lives, and many others were greatly injured and maimed : Collected from various letters, publications, and official reports, and accompanied with a preface, containing appropriate reflections, calculated to awaken the attention of the public, to the frequency of the destruction of theatrical edifices.

Publication:
Philadelphia : Published and sold by John F. Watson, south-west corner of Third and Chesnut-Streets, 1812. (Price 25 cents.)
Format/Description:
Book
[2], xi, [2], 14-56 p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 18 cm.
Subjects:
Richmond Theater (Richmond, Va.) -- Fire, 1811.
Theaters -- Fires and fire prevention.
Fires -- Virginia -- Richmond.
Richmond (Va.) -- Fires and fire prevention.
Place of Publication:
United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia.
Notes:
Frontispiece wood-engraving depicts the theater in flames.
Local notes:
Bound with: Christian almanack (Edwardsville, Ill.). The Christian almanack. Edwardsville, Ill. : Published by Jeremiah Abbott, for the American Tract Society. (Item 3 of 6)
Penn Provenance:
Burr, Charles W. (Charles Walts), 1861- (donor)
Penn Chronology:
1812
Cited in:
Shaw & Shoemaker 25013
Contributor:
Watson, John F. (John Fanning), 1779-1860, printer.
OCLC:
6246887
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