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Trade card, showing the firm''s original building at the corner of Summer and Kingston Streets, where the Great Boston Fire began at 7:20 pm on November 9, 1872.
The fire consumed some 65 acres and 776 buildings, and caused $73.5 million in damages.( not in RDS collection )
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