ARBUCKLES' ILLUSTRATED ATLAS
UNITED STATES of AMERICA
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Massachusetts, Vermont, Kentucky, New Jersey
has an extreme length, from northeast to
southwest, of about 160 miles; a breadth
varying from 47 miles in the western to
about 100 miles in the eastern part, and
an estimated area of 8,315 square miles,
or 5,321,600 acres.
Islands, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket,
and some smaller islands, lying to the
south, belong to the State.
The seacoast is
extremely irregular and deeply indented,
and there are numerous good harbors.
Of the large
rivers, the Merrimac alone falls into the
sea within the limits of the State.
Nearly all the
rivers afford valuable water power, but
none are navigable, except the Merrimac.
This State leads
all the other States in its manufacture
of paper and leather, largely owing to
the wise development of its water power.
Boston (playfully denominated by Holmes
the "Hub of the universe"), is
famed for its cultured society.
1880, 858,440 males and 924,645 females,
of whom 1,339,594 were of native and
443,491 of foreign birth; white,
1,763,782; colored, 19,303 including 229
Chinese, 8 Japanese and 369 Indians.
population in 1890, 2,072,000.
has a length, north and south, of about
150 miles; a breadth of from 35 to 50
miles, and an area of 9,565 square miles,
or 6,121,600 acres. The Green Mountains
intersect the State from north to south,
and contain a number of peaks from 3,000
to 4,500 feet high.
extends for 105 miles along the western
border, and receives many small rivers
is the only navigable river.
126 miles in length, and from 40 rods to
15 miles in width, has a depth of from 50
to nearly 300 feet, and is navigable
throughout by the largest vessels.
The State is
extremely healthy; miasmatic diseases are
entirely unknown; pulmonary complaints
much less common than in the coast states
in the same latitude, and the death rate
is very low, being only 1.07 per cent per
1880, 166,887 males and 165,399 females,
of whom 291,327 were native and 40,959 of
foreign birth; white, 331,218; colored
1,068, including 11 Indians.
population in 1890, 333,000.
has an area of 40,400 square miles, or
25,856,000 acres; its greatest length,
east and west, being 350 miles, and its
greatest breadth 178 miles. The whole of
Kentucky lies within the Mississippi
basin, and it is essentially a table
land, sloping gradually from the
southeast to the northwest.
Kentucky is amply
provided with large rivers, the Ohio and
Mississippi being navigable all along its
boarders, and the Big Sandy, Cumberland,
Licking, Kentucky, Green, Salt, Big
Barren, Tennessee, and other important
streams, flowing through the State.
Kentucky possesses one of the greatest
natural curiosities in the world in the
Mammoth Cave, which is situated in
Edmonson County, near Green River, and is
the largest cavern known.
The City of
Louisville, the principal city of the
State, is situated at the Falls of the
Ohio, and is rapidly increasing in wealth
and population, and from its geographical
position is the distributing centre, not
only for the great products of the
State--tobacco and whiskey--but also for
the immense supplies of "Arbuckles'
Ariosa Coffee" which its people
1880, 832,590 males and 816,100 females,
of whom 1,589,173 were of native and
59,517 of foreign birth; white,
1,377,179; colored, 271,511.
population in 1890, 2,200,000.
JERSEY has an extreme length, north and
south, of 157 miles; a breadth of from 37
to 70 miles, and an area of 7,815 square
miles, or 5,001,600 acres.
ground is found in the northwest, where
the Blue Mountains attain an elevation of
from 1,000 to 1,750 feet.
The centre of the
State is an undulating plain, and the
southern division is low and level.
The Hudson forms
a part of the eastern border, and the
Delaware River and Bay the western. The
Atlantic coast line is 120 miles long,
and the water frontage on Delaware Bay is
almost as great, while the Hudson River
and the Raritan, Newark and New York bays
afford splendid harbor facilities.
noticeable natural features of the State
are the peculiar gorge or cut through the
Blue Mountains, known as the Delaware
Water Gap, and the Falls of the Passaic,
It has many
watering places on the Atlantic coast,
including Long Branch, Squan Beach,
Atlantic City and Cape May, which are
among the most popular summer resorts in
the East, which is largely owing to their
use of "Arbuckles' Ariosa
1880, 559,922 males and 571,194 females,
of whom 909,416 were of native and
221,770 of foreign birth; white,
1,092,017; colored, 39,099, including 170
Chinese, 2 Japanese, 74 Indians and 2
population in 1890, 1,500,000.