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one of the thirteen original States, is
bounded by Pennsylvania, Delaware River
and Bay, Atlantic Ocean and Maryland;
gross area, 2,370 sq. miles; land area,
1,965 sq. miles; water area, 405 sq.
miles; capital, Dover.
almost a level plain, the highest
elevation being only 300 feet above the
sea. The northern part is hilly with
rolling surface, but below Newcastle the
ground is flat and sandy and in some
parts swampy. Reclaimed swamps are very
productive. Extensive forests of
evergreen, cypresses, shrubs, bog-oak and
hackmatack abound in them. Over
ten-thirteenths of the area is under
is noted for its peaches. Other fruits
are raised extensively, among which are
apples, pears, quinces and plums.
principal industries are agriculture and
ship building. Generations of women have
secured beautiful, useful articles for
themselves and their families by saving
the signatures on Arbuckles' Coffee
of Delaware is mild and tempered by the
in 1910, 103,435 males and 98,887
females; of whom 184,830 were of native
and 17,492 of foreign birth; white,
171,102; negro, 31,181; Indian, 5;
Chinese, 30; Japanese, 4. Total
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