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KENTUCKY.

INDIANA.

278 Situation and boundaries 313

Canals

279 Aspect of the country, and

Roads
ib. nature of the soil

ib.

Books relating to this state ib. Caverns

316

Temperature

317

CHAP. XX.
Rivers

318

Extent of navigable waters

322

Situation and boundaries 281 Minerals

ib,

Aspect of the country, and Mineral waters

324

Dature of the soil
ib. Forest trees

ib.

Climate
283 Animals

325

Rivers
284 Fishes

326

Lakes
288 Population

ib.

Extent of navigable waters

ib. Character and manners 327

Minerals
290 Diseases

328

Salt springs
ib. History

329

Forest trees and shrubs 291 Civil divisions, and population

Animals
292 of each

330

Civil divisions, and popula- Constitution

332

tion of each
293 Judiciary

334

Population
295 State prison

335

Constitution
296 Finances

ib.

Judiciary
301 Military force

ib,

Militia
302 Slavery

336

Salaries of public officers 303 Education and seminaries ib.

Indians
304 Newspapers

337

Ancient mounds
305 Religion

ib.

Agriculture
306 Agriculture

338

Finances

307 Prices of horses and cattle 339

Price of land
ib. Price of lands, &c.

340

of provisions, &c. 308 Products of mineral substances ib.

Manufactures

ib.

of vegetable do. 341

Commerce
309 Manufactures

ib.

Forts
ib. Commerce

342

Roads
310 Canals

343

Newspapers
ib. Banks

ib.
ib.

of animal do. 390

Agriculture
ib. Commerce

ib.

Value of lands and houses 361 Canals

392

Manufactures

ib. Light-house

ib.

Commerce

362 Bridges

ib.

Exports to New Orleans in Inventions

393

1817

363 Bocks relating to this state ib.
Books relating to this state ib.

CHAP. XXIV.

CHAP. XXIII.

SOUTH CAROLINA.

NORTH CAROLINA.

Situation and boundaries 395

Situation and boundaries 364 Aspect of the country, and

Aspect of the country, and

nature of the soil

ib.

nature of the soil

ib. Temperature

398

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ib.

ib.

LOUISIANA.

Books relating to this state ib. Situation and boundaries 490

OF THE

UNITED STATES

OF

NORTH AMERICA.

PART SECOND.

CHAPTER XIII.

STATE OF CONNECTICUT. *

SITUATION AND EXTENT.-Between 41° and 41° 2' north latitude, and 3° 20 and 5° east longitude from Washington. Bounded on the north by Massachusetts ; south by Long Island Sound ; east by Rhode Island ; west by New York. This state stretches ninety miles along the sea coast. The Massachusetts line of boundary is seventy-two, and that which separates it from Rhode Island is forty-five miles long. Area-4000 square miles, or 2,560,000 acres.

Mountains. The Toghconnuc chain of mountains runs northward from Ridgefield, between the western boundary of the state and the Housatonic river. On

* So named from the river which traverses the state, formerly written Quonectiquot, and signifying Long River.

The name of New England was applied to all that portion of the United States' territory which lies eastward of the river Hudson, including the five states of Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut, VOL. II.

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