The New England Gazetteer by John Hayward; 516 pp; Paper; 5.5x8.5; Published: 1839, Reprinted: 1997; index; ISBN: 0-7884-0003-7; Item # HBH0003
The New England Gazetteer - John Hayward. Contains descriptions of principal mountains, rivers, lakes, bays, harbors, islands and fashionable resorts within New England at the time. Within state entries, boundaries, distance from other locations, population, geographical features, political histories, agriculture, commerce and manufacture are discussed. Names of the first settlers, first ministers and prominent citizens are included, with the occasional anecdote. Original Indian names, local geographical features, livestock, agriculture and manufactures are all included in the town entries.