Later, Lavoisier, one of the discoverers of Oxygen, said that fire, if in a closed system, didn't make anything disappear. The weight of the mass of the air, logs and ashes is the same before and after the fire, as in nothing disappears, as in evidence of an eternal existence.
And Priestly (lived in the town in Pennsylvania along the Susquehana where Fort Augusta was built) , another discoverer of oxygen, all lived during the time of our Colonel George Washington.
We're sitting in our home enjoying this fire only 2 blocks away from that fort but also 262 orbits about the sun in distance to that moment and yeah this fire is now too warm. We're sweating. Letting it die out. . Moonlight Sonata on the youtube video? . Completed by Beethoven in 1801, 2 years after GW's death.