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New York, Delaware, Tennessee, New Hampshire

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    NEW YORK is called the "Empire State," a distinction deservedly conferred on her, owing to her position as a leader among the other states in population, wealth and enterprise.
    The extreme length of New York, east and west, is 412 miles; greatest breadth, from Canadian boundary to Staten Island, 311 miles. Area 49,170 square miles, which is equivalent to 31,468,800 acres.
    The Hudson River rises in the Adirondacks and has a southerly course of 300 miles to New York Bay.
    The State is noted for the beauty of its lakes, among which may be mentioned Lake George, Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, Cayuga and Oneida. Population in 1880, 2,505,122 males and 2,575,549 females, making a total population of 5,080,871, divided into 3,871,492 of native and 1,211,379 of foreign birth, of whom 5,016,022 were white, 66,849 colored, which latter includes 909 Chinese, 17 Japanese and 819 Indians.
    In 1880 there were 7,466 miles of railroad in the state.
    The State is famed for its manufacturing industries in which it leads all its sister states. The capital invested in 1880 in manufactures amounted to $514,246,575, employing an army of 531,473 persons, who received in wages during the year $198,634,029. Value of product being estimated at $1,080,638,696, which includes the product of "Arbuckles' Ariosa Coffee."
    Estimated population in 1890, 6,500,000.


    HAS an extreme length north and south of ninety-six miles; a breadth of about thirty-six miles on the south line, and ten miles on the north; and an area of 2,050 square miles, or 1,312,000 acres. There are no mountains in Delaware. The southern portion is almost level and sandy, with large marshes abounding in cypress, cedar and other trees.
    This State is famed for its delicious peaches, in the culture of which it leads all the other States; it has also extensive manufactures of paper and gun powder.
    The climate is mild, and tempered by the sea breezes. In the northern division the climate is salubrious and pleasant, but in the swampy parts of the south there is considerable malaria. In both divisions "Arbuckles' Ariosa Coffee" is largely used.
    Population in 1880, 74,108 males and 72,500 females, of whom 137,140 were of native and 9,468 of foreign birth; white, 120,160; colored, 26,448, including 1 Chinese and 5 Indians.
    Estimated population in 1890, 175,000.


    THE greatest length of Tennessee, east and west, is 432 miles; greatest breadth 109 miles; and area, 42,050 square miles, or 26,912,000 acres. The Appalachian Mountains separate Tennessee from North Carolina.
    The Mississippi forms the western boundary, and, with the Tennessee and Cumberland, drains about three-fourths of the State. The Tennessee and Cumberland Rivers are navigable for a considerable distance, and the other rivers afford valuable water power.
    The climate of the State is mild and remarkably salubrious. Owing to the great elevation of the eastern division and the level plains of the west, Tennessee has a climate embracing the characteristics of every State from Canada to Mississippi. The yearly rainfall is about forty-six inches, and the range of the thermometer about 45 degrees Fahrenheit. Tennessee is regarded as one of the healthiest states of the Union.
    The great seal of the State bears the words "Agriculture" and "Commerce." No small part of the latter (Commerce) is caused by the great demand for "Arbuckles' Ariosa Coffee."
    Population in 1880, 769,277 males and 773,082 females, of whom 1,525,657 were of native and 16,702 of foreign birth; white, 1,138,831, colored, 403,528.
    Estimated population in 1890, 1,800,000.


    THE length of this State north and south is 180 miles; average breadth, 45 miles. Area, 9,305 square miles, or 5,955,200 acres.
    It has only one harbor for large vessels, that of Portsmouth.
    The White Mountains, which cover an area of 1,270 square miles, run through the northern division of the State, height of peaks ranging from 2,000 to 6,000 feet. They are broken by a number of notches at an average height of 1,200 feet, and the scenery of these beautiful mountains is considered the finest in America.
    In the most picturesque portions of these mountains are numerous immense hotels, while the keeping of boarders in Summer by the farmers throughout the State has become so universal, that it is the leading industry of the State.
    Population in 1880, 170,526 males, and 176,465 females, of whom 300,697 were of native, and 46,294 of foreign birth; 346,229 white; 762 colored, including 14 Chinese and 63 Indians and Half-Breeds.
    Estimated population in 1890, 370,000.