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.
- Philadelphia : Published and sold by John F. Watson, south-west corner of Third and Chesnut-Streets, 1812. (Price 25 cents.)
, xi, , 14-56 p.,  leaf of plates : ill. ; 18 cm.
- 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.
- 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:
- Cited in:
- Shaw & Shoemaker 25013
- Watson, John F. (John Fanning), 1779-1860, printer.
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