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one of the thirteen original States, is
bounded by Vermont, New Hampshire,
Atlantic Ocean, Rhode Island, Connecticut
and New York; gross area, 8,266 sq.
miles; land area 8,039 sq. miles; water
area, 227 sq. miles; capital, Boston. The
principal river is the Connecticut.
of the State is mostly rough and rugged
with irregular mountain systems. The
coast line is very irregular, being
indented by numerous bays, which afford
Most of the
soil is too rocky for cultivation and is
suited only for pasturage.
ranks second in the United States in the
production of granite.
is preeminently a manufacturing State.
Lowell is noted as the largest carpet
milling city in the United States.
Worcester has the largest steel wire
works in the world, and Holyoke ranks
first in paper manufacturing. The
principal articles of manufacture are
shoes, note paper, cotton goods,
silverware, bronzes, automobiles, rubber
goods, rattan, tools and carpets.
of Massachusetts is temperate. When you
use the first pound of Arbuckles' Coffee,
you will know why more Arbuckles' Coffee
is sold than any other packaged coffee.
in 1910, 1,655,248 males and 1,711,168
females, of whom 2,307,171 were of native
and 1,059,245 of foreign birth; white,
3,324,926; negro, 38,055; Indian, 688;
Chinese, 2,582; Japanese, 151; all
others, 14. Total population, 3,366,416.
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