Book/Printed Material Calamity at Richmond, being a narrative of the affecting circumstances attending the awful conflagration of the theatre in the city of Richmond, on the night of Thursday, the 26th of December, 1811. By which, more than seventy of its valuable citizens suddenly lost their lives, and many others were greatly injured and maimed. Collected from various letters, publications, and official reports, and accompanied with a preface, containing appropriate reflections, calculated to awaken the attention of the public, to the frequency of the destruction of theatrical edifices.

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Title
Calamity at Richmond, being a narrative of the affecting circumstances attending the awful conflagration of the theatre in the city of Richmond, on the night of Thursday, the 26th of December, 1811. By which, more than seventy of its valuable citizens suddenly lost their lives, and many others were greatly injured and maimed. Collected from various letters, publications, and official reports, and accompanied with a preface, containing appropriate reflections, calculated to awaken the attention of the public, to the frequency of the destruction of theatrical edifices.
Contributor Names
Miscellaneous Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
Philadelphia, Published and Sold by John F. Watson, 1812.
Subject Headings
-  Fires--Virginia--Richmond
Notes
-  Shaw & Shoemaker 25013
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
1 p.l., xi, [13]-56 p. 18 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
AC901 .M5 vol. 352, no. 9
F234.R5 C2 19 cm. Imperfect: p. 55-56 wanting.
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gdc/lhbcb.13289
Library of Congress Control Number
03013289
Online Format
online text
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Description
Shaw & Shoemaker 25013 Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
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https://lccn.loc.gov/03013289
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Chicago citation style:

Miscellaneous Pamphlet Collection. Calamity at Richmond, being a narrative of the affecting circumstances attending the awful conflagration of the theatre in the city of Richmond, on the night of Thursday, the 26th of December, . By which, more than seventy of its valuable citizens suddenly lost their lives, and many others were greatly injured and maimed. Collected from various letters, publications, and official reports, and accompanied with a preface, containing appropriate reflections, calculated to awaken the attention of the public, to the frequency of the destruction of theatrical edifices. Philadelphia, Published and Sold by John F. Watson, 1812. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/03013289/.

APA citation style:

Miscellaneous Pamphlet Collection. (1812) Calamity at Richmond, being a narrative of the affecting circumstances attending the awful conflagration of the theatre in the city of Richmond, on the night of Thursday, the 26th of December, . By which, more than seventy of its valuable citizens suddenly lost their lives, and many others were greatly injured and maimed. Collected from various letters, publications, and official reports, and accompanied with a preface, containing appropriate reflections, calculated to awaken the attention of the public, to the frequency of the destruction of theatrical edifices. Philadelphia, Published and Sold by John F. Watson. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/03013289/.

MLA citation style:

Miscellaneous Pamphlet Collection. Calamity at Richmond, being a narrative of the affecting circumstances attending the awful conflagration of the theatre in the city of Richmond, on the night of Thursday, the 26th of December, . By which, more than seventy of its valuable citizens suddenly lost their lives, and many others were greatly injured and maimed. Collected from various letters, publications, and official reports, and accompanied with a preface, containing appropriate reflections, calculated to awaken the attention of the public, to the frequency of the destruction of theatrical edifices. Philadelphia, Published and Sold by John F. Watson, 1812. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/03013289/>.