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Products of mineral substances ib. History
of vegetable do. 275 Books relating to this state 312
of animal do. ib.
ib. nature of the soil
Situation and boundaries 281 Minerals
pature of the soil
Forest trees and shrubs
291 Civil divisions, and population
Situation and boundaries 345 Plants
Books relating to this state ib.
Civil divisions, and popula. Mineral waters
Salaries of public officers 430 Manners and character 469
Prices of provisions
436 Education and seminaries 479
Price of land
of vegetable do. ib.
Books relatiog to this state ib. Situation and boundaries 490
STATE OF CONNECTICUT. *
SITUATION AND EXTENT.-Between 410 and 41° 2 north latitude, and 3° 20' and 5° east longitude from Washington. Bounded on the north by Massachu. setts ; south by Long Island Sound; east by Rhode
land; west by New York. This state stretches imety miles along the sea coast. The Massachusetts
2 of boundary is seventy-two, and that which sepautes it from Rhode Island is forty-five miles long.
am 4000 square miles, or 2,560,000 acres. Mountains.—The Toghconnuc chain of mountains
18 northward from Ridgefield, between the western oundary of the state and the Housatonic river. On
The name of United States'te including the five
Do named from the river which traverses the state, formerly
States' territory which lies eastward of the river Hudson, uding the five states of Vermont, New Hampshire, MassachuS, Rhode Island, and Connecticut.