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Dowell & Dorsey 1847

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Dowell & Dorsey 1847 - Tlie Loss by the Insurance Companies. The...
Tlie Loss by the Insurance Companies. The American states the loss of the various insurance insurance offices, as obtained from them, by the fire at the corner of South, in Pratt streets, to be nearly as follows: Firemen's Office $10,000 on house, stock, and tools of Messrs. Wiihams; on Mr. Chestnut's, $9,000; on Messrs. Conway Jc Armstrong, 1 oss about $2,000, insurance insurance to a large amount; on Mr. Jas. Hamilton, insured for 5,000, loss probably not over $1,000. Making the whole loss at this office about $22,000 The SpringGarden Insurance Com pany of Philade! phia, had S4.5O0 on Messrs. Williams's establishment; $1,000 on Middleton & Dorsey's, and $5,000 on Mr. Dowell's, which will more than cover his loss. Probable loss of the company, $7,000. The Equitable Office Office had an insurance of $4,000 on the warehouse warehouse occupied by Mr. Chestnut, and owned by Mr. Samuel Jones, Sr., and one of S1.S00 on the house occupied by Mr. Kernan; in addition to which several stores in the vicinity, which were slightly injured by the fire, were insured at this office makinjr their whole loss probably probably about $6,000. The Baltimore Insurance Company had an insurance of $10,000 on Mr. Chestnut's stock, besides insurances on several of the warehou-es warehou-es warehou-es in the vicinity, where the loss, principally by water, wilt not be more than 30 or 40 per cent, on the amount insured. Their whole loss is probably $14,000 or $15,000. The whole loss by the fire, insured and uninsured, uninsured, is now thought to be within $100,000.

Clipped from The Baltimore Sun, 12 May 1847, Wed,  Page 2

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