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Conception Bay North - Harbour Grace
Public Meeting about a Fire, 1868
|A public Meeting was held on the 14th at
the Temperance Hall, to make arrangements for an appeal to the Legislature
for aid to the sufferers by the calamitous fire, which rendered so many
homeless. 50 families, comprising of 280 people were rendered houseless,
and suffer severe privations, who a few days ago were in comfortable
circumstances. The principal trading part of town between LeMarchant
Street and Victoria Street were on the 12th of April reduced to ashes.
The following is the list of sufferers.
South side of Water Street:
North side of Water Street:
In the rear of Water Street:
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