Boston

Boston : A Commercial Metropolis in 1850: Her Growth, Population, Wealth and Prospects; As Originally Published in Hunt's Merchants' Magazine for November, 1850 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Boston: A Commercial Metropolis in 1850: Her Growth, Population, Wealth and Prospects; As Originally Published in Hunt's Merchants' Magazine for November, 1850 A Peninsula less than one square mile in extent was soon found insufficient for Boston; and the State annexed to her Dorchester Point, a Peninsula containing six hundred acres. To this she is wedded by four bridges. At a later period, ferries were established to Noddles Island, an area of six hun dred acres, and this island now forms a ward of the city. Some hundred acres have also been reclaimed from the sea but these narrow limits, less than two miles square, prove entirely inadequate, and have long been exceeded. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 22 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 1mm | 45g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243141424
  • 9780243141425