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Russell Conwell "A Great Fire in Boston"



Table of Contents
Lithograph: The Mayor, Fire Chief, and Police Chief of Boston in 1872 1
Title Page 2
Dedication 5
Preface 6
Acknowledgements 7
Table of Contents 9
Chapter 1: An Historical Sketch of Boston 15
Chapter 2: Great Fires in Boston 28
Chapter 3: Before the Fire 46
Chapter 4: Beginning of the Fire 53
Chapter 5: Spreading Northward 68
Chapter 6: Quelling the Fire 76
Chapter 7: The People 83
Chapter 8: The Ruins 94
Chapter 9: The Heroic Dead 106
Chapter 10: God's Help 112
Chapter 11: Man's Help 158
Chapter 12: Helping Ourselves 179
Chapter 13: The Fire-Department 201
Chapter 14: The Militia 216
Chapter 15: The Police 224
Chapter 16: The Trades 230
Chapter 17: Insurance and the Legislature 246
Chapter 18: Newspapers and Magazines 256
Chapter 19: Facts and Figures 266
Chapter 20: Scenes and Incidents 302
Chapter 21: The Effect 327


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