A Gazetteer of the State of New York; Comprising Its Topography, Geology, Mineral Resources, Civil Divisions, Canals, Railroads and Public Institutions; Together with General Statistics; The Whole Alphabetically Arranged. Also Statistical

A Gazetteer of the State of New York; Comprising Its Topography, Geology, Mineral Resources, Civil Divisions, Canals, Railroads and Public Institutions; Together with General Statistics; The Whole Alphabetically Arranged. Also Statistical

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1842 edition. Excerpt: ...co. contains the county buildings, situated in the village of the same name; distant 72 miles from Albany. It contained in 1840, 296 inhabitants. This is a large town in extent of territory; running north I 224 LAFAYETTE---LANCASTER. and south about 60 miles. The surface is diversified, covered with hills, mountains, valleys and lakes; being as yet an almost uutrodden wilderness. It is becoming afavorite resort for the angler and huntsman--the streams abounding in trout and other fish of large size, and the forests in wild game of different species. The names of the principal lakes are Lake Emmons, Round lake and Lake Pleasant, the latter of which gives the name to the town; it is drained by the Sacandaga river, Indian river, and other tri utaries of the Hudson. LAKE PLEASANT v. and p. 0. Lake Pleasant, Hamilton co. is situated on the west side of Lake Pleasant, near Round Lake. It contains a court house and county clerk's ofiice, both recently erected, the former of wood and the latter of brick; 1 church, 1 tavern, 1 store and some 10 or 12 dwelling houses. LAKE Runes, p. o. Tompkins co. LAKES, MOUNTAINS, &c. See flltitudes and Elevations. LAKEVILLE, p. 0. Livonia, Livingston co. LAKEVILLE, North Hempstead, Queens co. is pleasantly situated on a body of water called Success Pond. This has long been a place much resorted to by lovers of natural scene. Here are located an hotel anldyseveral private dwellings, delightfully situated on the margin o the above lake, which abounds in perch, originally deposited by the late Dr. Samuel L. Mitchell. LANCASTER, t. Erie co. situated 12 miles east of the city of Buffalo, and distant 272 miles from Albany; contained in 1840, 2,083 inhabitants. The surface is undulating; soil, clay and...show more

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  • Paperback | 234 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 426g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236992423
  • 9781236992420