ARBUCKLES' ILLUSTRATED ATLAS
UNITED STATES of AMERICA
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Maryland, Georgia, Illinois, Pennsylvania
has an extreme length east and west of
196 miles; its breadth varies from less
than ten miles in the west to about 120
miles in the eastern peninsular, while
the area, not including Chesapeake Bay,
which comprises 2,835 square miles, is
12,210 square miles, or 7,814,400 acres.
Chesapeake Bay extends almost through the
entire breadth of the State.
has over 500 miles of frontage on
tidewater and several navigable rivers,
of which the chief are the Potomac,
Patuxent, Patapsco and Susquehanna, all
of which empty into Chesapeake Bay.
peninsular section is low and sandy, and
the western division, lying between
Chesapeake Bay and the estuary of the
Potomac, is of the same general
character; but in the northwest the Blue
Ridge and Alleghany Mountains attain a
moderate elevation, and the country is
rugged and broken.
motto of the State--"Crescite Et
Multiplicamini" ("Grow and
Multiply")--while to a certain
extent true of this State, is still more
true of "Arbuckles' Ariosa
Coffee," the use of which grows and
multiplies day by day.
in 1880, 462,187 males and 472,756
females, of whom 852,137 were of native
and 82,806 of foreign birth; white,
724,693; colored, 210,250.
population in 1890, 1,121,931.
extreme length of the State, north and
south, is 320 miles; extreme width, 254
miles; area, 59,475 square miles, or
38,064,000 acres. The surface is quite
diversified. In the north are the Blue
Ridge and Etowah mountains, with other
spurs of the Appalachian range. The
centre consists of an elevated table
land, which gradually diminishes in
height until the low and swampy country
near the coast and along the Florida
border is reached.
The coast extends
from Tybee Sound southwest to Cumberland
Sound, a distance of about 100 miles, but
owing to the irregularities and
indentations, the shore is nearly five
times that length.
important rivers falling into the
Atlantic are the Savannah and Altamaha.
In the north the
summers are comparatively cool and the
climate is healthy, but in the southern
lowlands the heat is often oppressive,
the thermometer sometimes reaching 110
degrees Fahrenheit. The winters are very
mild, the temperature seldom falling
below 30 degrees Fahrenheit. The annual
mean temperature at Augusta is about 63
degrees, and at Savannah 66 degrees, and
the rainfall is over sixty inches per
annum, and, as would naturally be
expected, the use of "Arbuckles'
Ariosa Coffee" is general.
1880, males, 762,981 and 779,199 females,
of whom 1,531,616 were of native and
10,564 of foreign birth; white, 816,906;
has been very appropriately called the
"Prairie State." Next, after
Louisiana and Delaware, it is the most
level State in the Union, and fully
one-third of its whole area is composed
of high, level, grassy plains. The
average elevation of these above
tidewater is not over 500 feet. At Cairo,
the extreme southern angle of the State,
the elevation of land is only 340 or 350
feet above the Gulf of Mexico, and at
Chicago, in the northeastern section, the
elevation of the business portion of the
city, is only 592 feet above the sea
level. The highest land in the State is
in the northwestern corner, where,
between Freeport and Galena, the extreme
elevation is 1,150 feet above the sea.
Its extreme length, north and south, is
385 miles; extreme width, east and west,
The Wabash, Ohio
and Mississippi rivers form part of the
eastern and southern and all of the
western boundary lines, thus giving the
State immense frontage on navigable
of its principal city, Chicago, are
probably the most energetic people in the
world; in fact, few cities can boast of
such development and growth, or of so
quick a recovery after disasters, such as
the great Chicago fire, which in 1871
devastated the city, and brought ruin to
thousands of her people. Much of this
energy is undoubtedly owing to the
universal use by them of "Arbuckles'
1880, 1,586,523 males and 1,491,348
females, of whom 2,494,295 were of native
and 583,576 of foreign birth; white,
3,031,151; colored, 47,620.
population in 1890, 3,750,000.
greatest length of Pennsylvania, east and
west, is 303 miles; the greatest width,
north and south, 176 miles; mean length,
280 miles; mean breadth, 158 miles; area,
45,215 square miles, or 28,937,600 acres.
That part of
Pennsylvania, between the Blue Mountains
and the Delaware River, rises from a few
feet above tidewater at Philadelphia, to
nearly a thousand feet at the base of the
hills, the ascent being gradual. The
country is one of great beauty.
drains nearly one-half the area of the
State. Its chief tributary is the
Juniata. The Delaware, which rises in the
Catskill Mountains in New York, is a
tidal stream 132 miles from the sea at
Trenton. The Alleghany rises in the
"oil country," and at
Pittsburgh forms a junction with the
Monongahela, and the two form the Ohio.
The climate is
healthy, and the vegetation is about a
week earlier than in New York State.
The popular name
of Pennsylvania, the "Key Stone
State," is derived from her central
position in the original thirteen states,
though she still deserves the title from
the fact that "Arbuckles' Ariosa
Coffee." which has been aptly called
the Key Stone of the American breakfast
table, was first introduced in that
she is only second to New York. The value
of her manufactured product in 1880 being
1880, 2,136,655 males and 2,146,236
females, of whom 3,695,062 were of native
and 587,829 of foreign birth; white,
4,197,016; colored, 85,875, including 148
Chinese, 8 Japanese and 184 Indians and
population in 1890, 5,061,698.