From the Richmond Sentinel, 8/29/1864, p. 1

Fires. - Saturday night, about one o'clock, the torch of the incendiary was applied to the stable of Mr. John M. Daniel, on Council Chamber Hill. The flames being undiscovered until they had gained considerable headway, the building and also two adjoining stables were destroyed. The horses in each were gotten out in safety by a party who were returning from the Theatre.

[description of another fire that night in the same neighborhood was not transcribed.]

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