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SUMMER HOTEL LOSSES.

Issue 13 and Volume 39.

SUMMER HOTEL LOSSES. The following are the losses (all total) by burning of summer hotels during the last eight years in the New England States: Maine.—Number burned, thirty-two; loss, $319,880; insurance paid, $208,509. New Hampshire— Twenty-one; $265,613; $202,509. Vermont—One; $13,660; $8,060. Massachusetts. — Thirty-four; $3.50.8.5t; $233,428. Rhode Island. Six; $284. 01)8; $175,083. Connecticut. One; $12,1×10, $0. The total number was ninety-live; total property loss, $1,252,702; total insurance paid, $834,020. The partial losses throughout these States were numbered forty-one; property loss. $51,078; insurance paid, $880,147. The grand to tills were as follows: Number of hotels burned in whole or in part, 135; property loss, $1,303,780; insurance paid. $880,147. The figures on three hotels are as yet not to be obtained, in consequence of litigation. In all these fires the defective chimney is still a large causative factor, there having been thirty-one tires from that cause during the eight years, resulting in…

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