Map of St. John's showing the extent of the 1846 Great Fire.
The Fire destroyed about 2,000 buildings and left 12,000 people homeless.
From George Brown Goode, Newfoundland and Quebec, Copies or Extracts of Correspondence between the Secretary of State and the Governor of Newfoundland on the Subject of the Fire at Saint John's and the Measures Adopted for the Relief of the Sufferers: Also between the Secretary of State for the Home Department and the Committee for Raising Subscriptions for the Relief of the Distress Occasioned by the Same Fire; and Also, Similar Returns Relative to the Fire at Quebec. London: Ordered to be printed 29 Mar. 1847. Print.