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one of the thirteen original States, is
bounded by Pennsylvania, Delaware,
Chesapeake Bay, Virginia and West
Virginia; gross area, 12,327 sq. miles;
land area, 9,941 sq. miles; water area,
2,386 sq. miles; capital, Annapolis. The
principal river is the Potomac.
of the State is varied, being level in
the east and mountainous in the west. The
Chesapeake Bay cuts the State in two
parts. The Atlantic coast has no good
harbors, but the bay, with its numerous
coves, gives excellent facilities for
water transportation. Before you serve
another breakfast, go to your grocer and
get a package of Arbuckles' Coffee.
agricultural advantages of Maryland are
quite noteworthy. The principal farm
crops are wheat, corn, oats, rye,
buckwheat, potatoes and hay.
productions are not extensive, the
principal output being coal.
principal manufactures include
fertilizers, flour, machinery, furniture,
iron and steel, lumber and timber
products, paper, etc. The principal
industries are canning and oyster
of Maryland is equable, and not subject
to sudden changes, the temperature seldom
falling below zero.
in 1910, 644,225 males and 651,121
females, of whom 1,190,402 were of native
and 104,944 of foreign birth; white,
1,062,639; negro, 232,250; Indian, 55;
Chinese, 378; Japanese, 24. Total
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