Statistical Gazetteer of the State of Virginia; Embracing Important Topographical and Historical Information from Recent and Original Sources, Together with the Results of the Last Census Population, in Most Cases, to 1854
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1855 edition. Excerpt: ...N. by W. from Richmond. Population, about 300. Hedgman's River, in the N. E. part of Virginia, flows along the S. W. border of Fauquier county, and unites with Thornton's river to form the North river, or Rappahannock. Hendricks' Mills, a post-office of Russell county, Virginia. Hendricks' Store, a post-office of Bedford county, Virginia. Henrico, hen-ri'co, a county towards the S. E. part of Virginia, has an area of 280 square miles. The James river forms its boundary on the S. W., and the Chickahominy on the N. EThe surface is diversified by hills of moderate height and declivity, presenting abrupt precipices along the banks of the rivers. The soil, with small exceptions, is light and inferior. Wheat, Indian corn, oats, hay, cotton, and butter are the staples. In 1850 this county produced 113,044 bushels of wheat266,011 of corn; 83,832 of oats; 2196 tons of hay; 338 bales of cotton, and 66,615 pounds of butter. There were 32 tobacco THOMAS ROBINSON, IMPORTER AND WHOLESALE DEALER IN WES, EMIUD3ES, SEGARS. &c. JYo. 53 SOUTH STREET, JOHN HIGBEE. J. BABXING, -IE. JOHN HIGBIE & CO. Distillers of and Wholesale Dealers in FOR ETHEREAL OIL DEALERS, No. 11 President Street, Baltimore. THOMAS J. FLACK, CONTINUES THE RECTIFYINC AND DISTILLING OF BRANDIES, M i CORDIALS, AND ALL IMPORTED LIQUORS, At the Old Stand, Corner of Bowly & Gilford Sts. CUMBERLAND VALLEY & CHAMBERSBURG FORWARDING & COMMISSION HOUSE, W. L. CEAP8TEE, DEPOT, 120 NORTH HOWARD STREET, BALTIMORE. RTiT'T!mawaTia i TODEBXICH, ShippedBtjhg, Pa. Hefbkbmues. J WUNDEEL1CH fc NEAD, CaucsiaisBBsa, Pa. factories, 10 flour and grist mills, 4 chandleries, 1 paper mill, 1 iron foundry, 4 coal mines, 5 saw mills, 1 iron forge, and 4 machine shops. It contained 44 churches, 15...
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