From the Richmond Whig, 8/29/1864, p. 2, c. 6

INCENDIARY FIRES. - About one o'clock, Saturday night, an incendiary set fire to the frame stable of Mr. J. M. Daniel, Council Chamber Hill. The building was entirely consumed, and the flames extending to the neighboring stables of Messrs. Baker and Norfleet, they were also destroyed. The horses in each stable were gotten out without injury.

An hour later, on the same night, Dr. L. R. Waring's stable on an alley in rear of the Universalist Church, was fired and burnt, together with two fine horses and the Doctor's gig.

Both these fires are said to have been burning for half an hour before the watchmen raised the alarm.

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