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East Harwich, p-v., Harwich t., Barnstable co., Mass., 100 s. by e. Boston, 501 W. It contains a Methodist church and several dwellings.

East Haven, p-t., New Haven co., Ct., 39 s. by w. Hartford, 303 W. Incorporated in 1785. Quinnipiack r. runs on its w. border. The surface is level; soil, light and sandy, or sandy loam. To the e. the surface is hilly; and the soil, a gravelly loam. The v. contains 3 churches, 1 Congregational, 1 Episcopal. A lighthouse stands at the e. point of New Haven harbor. There are in the t., 15 stores, cap. $61,100; 1 lumber yard, cap. $10,000; 1 fulling m., 1 grist m. Cap. in manufac. $3,100. 1 acad. 36 students, 7 sch. 375 scholars. Pop. 1,382.

East Haven, t., Essex co., Vt. First settled in 1790. Pasumsic r. passes through its w. corner. Watered by Paul's stream on the e. The surface is uneven and mountainous, chiefly adapted to grazing. It has 1 sch. 20 scholars. Pop. 79

East Haverhill, p-v., Haverhill t., Essex co., Ms., 38 n. Boston, 468 W.

East Hebron, p-o., Oxford co., Me., 36 w. Augusta, 587 W.

East Hempfield, p-t., Lancaster co., Pa., 38 E. s. E. Harrisburg, 118 W. The surface is partly level. Watered by Little Conestoga cr. on the e. It has 5 stores, cap. $23,000; 1 lulling m., 7 distilleries, 2 flouring m., 4 grist m. Cap. in manufac. $13,950. 8 sch. 494 scholars. Pop. 1,657.

East Huntingdon, t., Westmoreland co., Pa. Drained by branches of Jacob's creek. It has II stores, cap. $27,000; 1 fulling m., 3 tanneries, 12 distilleries, 1 printing office, 1 weekly news-paper, 5 flouring m., 7 saw m., 1 oil m. Cap. in manufac. $4,750. 5 sch. 140 scholars. Pop. 1,774.

East Herrick, p-o., Bradford co., Pa., 154 n. Harrisburg, 264 W.

East Highgate, p-o., Highgate t., Franklin co., Vt., 71 n. n. w. Montpelier, 545 W.

East Hill, p-o., Nunda t., Alleghany co., N. Y., 248 w. by. s. Albany, 339 W.

East Homer, p-o., Homer t., Cortland co., N. Y., 136 w. Albany, 322 W.

East Java, p-o., Java t., Genesee co., N. Y., 263 w. Albany, 356 W.

East Kill, p-o., Hunter t., Greene co., N. Y., 57 s. s. w. Albany, 364 W.

East Killingly, p-v., Killingly t, Windham co., Ct., 49 e. Hartford, 380 W.

East Kingston, p-t., Rockingham co., N. H., 36 s. E. Concord, 474 W. The soil is fertile. Watered by Powow r. Incorporated in 1738. It has 4 stores, cap. $3,500; 1 fulling m., 4 tanneries, 2 grist m., 1 saw m., 4 sch. 134 scholars. Pop. 551.

East Knox, p-o., Knox t, Waldo co., Me., 3§ E. n. e. Augusta, 633 W.

East Koy p-o., Pike t., Alleghany co., N. Y., 260 w. by s. Albany, 355 W

East Koy, cr., N. Y., rises in Genesee co., and in Alleghany co. unites with West Koy cr., whence it flows e. into Genesee r. It affords good water power.

East Landing, p-o., Tompkins co., N. Y., 172 w. Albany, 308 W.

East Laporte, p-o., Haywood co., N. C, 317 w. Raleigh, 547 W.

East Lebanon, p-v., Lebanon t., Grafton co., N. H., 49 n. w. Concord, 488 W.

East Lebanon, p-v., Wayne co., O., 108 n. e. Columbus, 329 W. It has 1 store, about 12 dwellings, and 70 inhabitants.

East Leeds, p-o., Leeds t., Kennebec co., Me., 20 w. Augusta, 588 W.

East Lexington, p-o., Middlesex co., Ms., 8 N. w. Boston, 448 W.

East Lexington, p-o., Lexington t., Greene co., N. Y., 52 s. by w. Albany, 362 W.

East Liberty, p-v., Dunbar t., Fayette co., Pa., 184 w. by s. Harrisburg, 209 W. Situated on the s. bank of Youghiogheny r.

East Liberty, v., Alleghany co., Pa., 5 e. Pittsburg. Pleasantly situated on the Greens-burg and Philadelphia turnpike, and contains 3 churches, several stores, various mechanics, and about 150 dwellings, some of them elegant.

East Liberty, p-v., Perry t., Logan co., O., 59 n. w. Columbus, 449 W.

East Limington, p-o., York co., Me., 68 s. w. Augusta, 543 W.

East Line, p-o., Ballston t., Saratoga co., N.

East Livermore, p-o., Livermore t., Oxford co., Me., 22 w. by n. Augusta, 602 W.

East Liverpool, p-v., St. Clair t., Columbiana co., O., 156 s. s. E. Columbus, 268 W. Situated on the Ohio r., 4 ms. below the line of Pennsylvania, and contains 4 stores, 3 commission warehouses, 1 steam saw m., 1 steam grist m. It contains a number of splendid brick buildings. It is the principal deposit of flour from the numerous flouring m. on the Little Beaver r. The land rises from the r., affording commanding situations, in its elevated parts.

East Long Meadow, p-v., Long Meadow t., Hampden co., Ms., 90 w. s. w. Boston, 366 W. It contains 1 Congregational church, and several dwellings.

East Lyman, p-o., Lyman t., Grafton co., N. H., 93 n. n. w. Concord, 533 W.

East Lyme, p-v., Lyme t., New London co., Ct., 51 s. s. E. Hartford, 346 W. It contains 2 churches, 1 Baptist, 1 Congregational, 1 cotton fac, and several dwellings.

East Macdonough, p-o., Macdonough t., Chenango co., N. Y., 114 w. Albany, 333 W.

East Machias. (See Mechisses, Me.)

East Madison, p-o., Somerset co., Me., 42 n. Augusta, 437 W.

East Marshfield, p-o., Marshfield t, Ply-mouth co., Ms.

East Marlborough, t., Chester co., Pa., 28 s. w. Philadelphia. The surface has a gentle declivity; soil, sandy loam. Watered by Pocopsen cr., a branch of Brandywine cr., and Redclay cr. It contains the v. of Unionville. It has 7 stores, cap. $19,000; 2 tanneries, 3 grist m., 7 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $10,350. 1 acad. 25 students, 4 sch. 230 scholars. Pop. 1,379.

East Medway, p-v., Medway t., Norfolk co., Ms., 24 s. w. Boston, 422 W.

East Middleborough, p-v., Plymouth co., Ms., 44 s. by e. Boston, 436 W. It contains a Congregational church, and several dwellings.

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East Middlebury, p-o., Middlebury t., Addison co., Vt., 54 s. w. Montpelier, 486 W.

East Minot, p-o., Cumberland co., Me., 36 s. w. Augusta, 580 W.

East Monmouth, p-o., Monmouth t., Kennebec co., Me., 20 s. w. Augusta, 596 W.

East Montpelier, p-o., Montpelier t., Washington co., Vt., 6 e. Montpelier, 522 W.

East Monroe, p-v., Fairfield t., Highland co., O., 78 s. w. Columbus, 433 W.

East Moultonboro, Moultonboro t., Carroll co., N. H., 49 N. by E. Concord, 530 W.

East Mount Vernon, Mount Vernon t., Kennebec co., Me., 12 n. w. Augusta, 607 W.

East Nantmeal, p-t., Chester co., Pa., 33 n. w. Philadelphia, 65 e. s. e. Harrisburg, 143 W. The surface is hilly; soil, gravelly. Watered by North and South branches of French cr. and their tributaries. It contains 2 churches and 2 forges. Iron ore is found. There are in the t., 7 stores, cap. $22,500; 1 furnace, 1 fulling m., 2 tanneries, 1 flouring m., 4 grist m., 7 saw m. Cap. in manufac. 88,427. 8 sch. 600 scholars. Pop. 2,171.

East Nelson, p-o., Shelby co., Ill., 81 s. e. Springfield, 745 W.

East New Market, p-v., Dorchester co., Md., 73 s. e. Annapolis, 113 W.

East Newport, p-o., Newport t., Penobscot co., Me.

East New Portland, p-o., New Portland t., Somerset co., Me., 52 n. by w. Augusta, 646 W.

East New Sharon, p-o., New Sharon t., Franklin co., Me., 24 n. n. w. Augusta, 617 W.

East New York, p-v., Flatbush t., Kings co., N. Y., 5i e. Brooklyn, 152 s. Albany, 6 e. New York, 202 W. It contains 2 Dutch Reformed churches, 3 stores, 1 clock fac. propelled by steam, 1 suspender and boot web fac, and is designed for a large manufacturing village.

East Northport, p-o., Northport t., Waldo co., Me., 46 e. Augusta, 640 W.

East Northwood, p-o., Northwood t., Rockingham co., N. H., 22 e. Concord, 492 W.

East Nottingham, t., Chester co., Pa. 40 s. w. Philadelphia. The surface is gently uneven; soil, sandy loam. Elk cr. runs on its e. boundary. Watered by Little Elk cr. It has the v. of Oxford on its n. boundary. It has 7 stores, cap. $12,600; 1 tannery, 1 pottery, 7 paper fac, 5 grist in., 8 saw m. Cap. in manufac $15,737. 1 acad. 37 students, 5 sch. 185 scholars. Pop. 2,048.

Easton, p-t., Bristol co., Ms., 24 s. Boston, 429 W. Watered by 2 branches of Taunton r., which afford water power. It has 10 stores, cap. $10,100; 5 cotton fac 1,996 sp., 2 furnaces, 3 grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $57,500. 20 sch. 572 scholars. Pop. 2,074.

Easton, p-t., Washington co., N. Y., 27 x. n. e. Albany, 397 W. Surface is moderately uneven; soil, sandy and clay loam. Drained by Battenkill, which bounds it on the w. The v. contains 3 churches, 1 Dutch Reformed, 1 Methodist, and 1 Friends, 3 stores, 50 dwellings, and about 300 inhabitants. There are in the t., 4 stores, cap. $9,500; 1 cotton fac 1,692 sp., 1 tannery, 1 grist m., 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac $34,000. 9 sch. 150 scholars. Pop. 2,983.

Easton, p-b., and capital of Northampton co., Pa. Situated on the w. side of Delaware r., at the junction of the Lehigh, 58 n. Philadelphia, 106 e. n. e. Harrisburg, 199 W. Pop. 1820, 2,370; 1830, 3,529; 1840, 4,865. It is built on a point of land formed by the Delaware and Lehigh rivers, and Bushkill cr. The streets are laid out along the cardinal points, crossing each other at right angles, with a square in the centre, on which stands the court house, erected in 1758. The part of the village on the Delaware is level, but considerably elevated above the r., and the ground rises gradually from the r. toward the w. to a considerable height. It has 2 banks, 5 churches, 1 Episcopal, 2 German Lutheran, and 1 Presbyterian. Lafayette College is located here, with which manual labor is connected. It has a president, 8 professors and tutors, 51 students, and 1,350 volumes in its libraries. The commencement is on the last Tuesday in September. There is a fine bridge over the Delaware, 570 feet long, which cost $80,000; a chain bridge over the Lehigh; and 2 bridges over the Bushkill. The Delaware, Morris, and Lehigh canals form a junction at this place. There were in 1840, 70 stores, cap. $272,650; 3 lumber yards, cap. $15,000; 1 woolen fac, cap. $20,000; 3 tanneries, 3 distilleries, 2 breweries, 2 rope fac, 7 flouring m., 2 saw m., 2 oil m., 3 printing offices, 2 binderies, 4 weekly newspapers. Cap. in manufac. $177,295. 5 acad. 290 students, 8 sch. 441 scholars.

Easton, p-v., capital of Talbot co., Md., 45 s. e. Annapolis, 85 W. Situated on Tread Haven cr.. near the head of a large estuary, 13 ms. from its entrance into Chesapeake bay. It contains a court house, a market house, 3 churches, 1 Epis-copal, 1 Baptist and 1 Friends. It has considerable trade.

East Orleans, p-v., Orleans t., Barnstable co., Ms., 98 s. e. Boston, 499 W.

East Orrington, p-o., Penobscot co., Me., 74 n. E. Augusta, 670 W.

East Otis, p-v., Otis t., Berkshire co., Ms., 116 w. by s. Boston, 371 W. It contains a Methodist church.

East Otto, p-o., Otto t., Cattaraugus co., N. Y., 298 w. by s. Albany, 348 W.

East Oxford, p-o., Oxford t., Oxford co., Me., 50 s. w. Augusta, 582 W.

East Painted Post, p-o., Painted Post t., Steuben co., N. Y., 207 w. by s. Albany, 238 W.

East Palestine, p-v., Columbiana co., O., 167 e. n. e. Columbus, 274 W. It contains 2 stores, various mechanic shops, about 20 dwellings, and 150 inhabitants. The union of 2 small streams affords water power. Stone coal and iron ore are found in the vicinity.

East Palmyra, p-o., Palmyra t., Wayne co., N. Y., 190 w. by n. Albany, 361 W.

East Parsonfield, p-o., Parsonfield t., York co., Me., 80 s. w. Augusta, 533 W.

East Pembroke, p-o., Pembroke t., Genesee co., N. Y., 256 w. Albany, 381 W.

East Penn, p-t,, Northampton co., Pa., 91 n. e. Harrisburg. The surface is mountainous; soil, gravel and red shale. Watered by Mahoning cr. and Lizard cr., which flow into the Lehigh r., and afford water power. The Lehigh Water Gap, through Blue Mountain, is in the s. part of the t. It has 3 stores, cap. $10,000; 1 furnace, 1 forge, 1 tannery, 2 powder m., 3 grist m., 10 saw m. Capital in manufac. $44,000. 4 sch. 180 scholars. Pop. 1,535.

East Pharsalia, p-o., Pharsalia t., Chenango co., N. Y, 123 w. Albany, 340 W.

East Pensboro, t., Cumberland co., Pa., 10 n. e. Carlisle. Susquehanna River runs on its E. boundary. Watered by Conedogwinit cr. and branches, which flow into the Susquehanna and afford water power. Blue Mountain bounds it N. It contains the villages Fairview and Wormleysburg on the Susquehanna, the latter opposite to Harrisburg. It has 3 stores, cap. $6,200; 5 lumber yards, cap. $17,250; 1 fulling m., 1 woolen fac, 1 tannery, 3 distilleries, 3 grist m., 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $10,507. 4 sch. 159 scholars. Pop. 2,391.

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East Pikeland, t., Chester co., Pa., 24 n. w. Philadelphia. Watered by Stony, French, and Pickering creeks, branches of the Schuylkill, which afford water power. It contains 2 churches, and the villages of Kimberton and Yellow Springs. It has 1 acad. 59 students, 3 sch. 195 scholars. Pop. 717.

East Pike, p-o., Pike t., Alleghany co., N. Y., 253 w. by s. Albany, 351 W.

East Pierpoxt, p-v., Pierpont t., St. Lawrence co., N. Y., 208 n. n. e. Albany, 492 W. It contains 1 grist ra., 1 saw m., 1 clothier's works, 1 machine shop, and about 20 dwellings.

East Pittsfield, p-o., Pittsfield t., Somerset co., Me.

East Pittston, p-o., Pittston t., Kennebec co., Me., 13 s. by e. Augusta, 6J1 W.

East Plainfield, p-v., Plainfield t., Sullivan co., N. H., 55 x. W. Concord, 4S0 W.

East Poland, p-o., Poland t., Cumberland co., Me., 43 s. w. Augusta. 573 W.

Eastport, p-t., Washington co., Me., 183 w. N. w. Augusta, 76 J W. It is constituted of Moose Island, 4 ms long, and several smaller islands, in Passamaquoddy Bay. A bridge on the x. w. connects it with Perry, and a ferry of 3 miles with Lubec, s. by e. It has an excellent harbor. The v. contains 5 churches, 40 stores, a United States garrison, and about 2,000 inhabitants, who are chiefly engaged in the lumber trade and the fisheries. There are in the t. 49 stores, capital $186,250; 1 tannery. Cap. in manufac. $8,900. 1 acad. 30 students, 11 sch. 560 scholars. Pop. 2,876.

Eastport, p-v., Mill t, Tuscarawas co., O., 113 e. x. e. Columbus, 307 W.

Eastport, p-v., Tishamingo co., Miss., 256 x. N. e. Jackson, 853 W. It is situated on the w. side of Tennessee r., at the mouth of Bear cr.

East Portage, t., Jackson co., Mich. It has 1 store, cap. $600; 4 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $4,600. 1 sch. 30 scholars. Pop. 532.

East Poultney, p-o., Poultney t., Rutland co., Vt., 83 s. s. w. Montpelier, 441 W. It contains 2 churches, 3 stores, a female academy, a print-ing office, various mechanic shops, and about 50 dwellings.

East Raisinville, p-o., Raisinville t., Monroe co., Mich., 44 s. w. Detroit, 493 W.

East Randolph, p-o., Randolph t., Orange co., Vt., 28 s. Montpelier, 498 W. Situated on the second branch of White r., which affords water power.

East Randolph, p-o., Randolph t., Norfolk co., Mass., 14 s. Boston.

East Raymond, p-o., Raymond t., Cumberland co., Me., 62 s. w. Augusta, 565 W.

East Readfield, p-o., Readfield t., Kennebec co., Me., 8 w. Augusta, 602 W.

East River, N. Y., is a strait connecting Long Island with the harbor of New York, and, through the Narrows, with the Atlantic. It contains several islands, and the pass called "Hell Gate," between Great Barn Island and Long Island, 7 N. e. of New York. There is little propriety in denominating it a river.

East Rochester, p-o., Columbiana co., O., 144 e. x. e. Columbus, 296 W.

East Rodman, p-o., Rodman t., Jefferson co., N. Y., 153.x. w. Albany, 414 W.

East Rockhill, t., Bucks co., Pa., 33 x. n. w. Philadelphia. The surface is hilly; soil, gravelly. Pop. 551.

East Roxbury, p-o., Roxbury t, Washington co., Vt., 15 s. Montpelier, 502 W.

East Rumford, p-o., Rumford t., Oxford co., Me., 45 w. x. w. Augusta, 617 W.

East Rupert, p-o., Rupert t., Bennington co., Vt, 93 s. s. w. Montpelier, 437 W.

East St. Albans, p-o., St. Albans t., Somerset co., Me., 57 n. n. e. Augusta, 652 W.

East Salem, p-o., Salem t., Washington co., N. Y., 47 n. e. Albany, 417 W.

East Salisbury, p-v., Salisbury t., Essex co., Mass., 40 n. n. e. Boston, 480 W.

East Sanbornton, p-v., Sanbornton t., Belknap co., N. H., 21 n. Concord, 502 W.

East Sandlake, p-o., Sand Lake t., Rensselaer co., N. Y., 19 e. Albany, 339 W.

East Sandwich, p-v., Sandwich t., Barnstable co.. Mass., 64 s. s. e. Boston, 465 W.

East Sangerville, p-o., Sangerville t., Piscatiquis co., Me., 81 n. n. e. Augusta, 676 W.

East Schuyler, p-o., Schuyler t., Herkimer co., N. Y., 84 n. n. w. Albany, 396 W.

East Sheffield, p-o., Sheffield t., Berkshire co., Mass., 144 w. s. w. Boston, 346 W.

East Sheldon, p-o., Sheldon t., Franklin co., Vt., 63 n. TV. w. Montpelier, 551 W.

East Smithfield, p-o., Bradford co., Pa., 151 n. Harrisburg, 261 W.

East Solon, p-o., Solon t, Cortland co., N. Y., 131 w. Albany, 330 W.

East Springfield, p-o., Springfield t., Otsego co., N. Y., 59 w. Albany, 377 W.

East Standish, p-o., Standish t., Cumberland co., Me., 53 s. w. Augusta, 542 W.

East Sterling, p-o., Sterling t, Wayne co., Pa., 147 n. e. Harrisburg, 241 W.

East Stoughton, p-o., Stoughton t., Norfolk co., Mass., 19 s. Boston, 441 W.

East Sugar Loaf, p-o., Sugar Loaf t., Luzerne co., Pa., 112 n. e. Harrisburg, 220 W.

East Sumner, p-o., Sumner t., Oxford co., Me., 37 w. Augusta, 603 W.

East Swanton, p-o., Swanton t., Franklin co., Vt., 67 n. n. w. Montpelier, 541 W.

East Thomaston, p-v., Thomaston t., Lincoln co., Me., 46 s. e. Augusta, 623 W.

Eastown, t., Chester co., Pa., 16 w. x. w. Philadelphia. The surface is gently uneven; soil, sandy loam. Drained by Darby cr. It has 3 stores, cap. $4,500; 1 grist m., 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $1,100. 3 sch. 164 scholars. Pop. 673.

East Townsend, p-o., Townsend t., Huron co., O., 106 x. Columbus, 339 W. Situated a few miles e. of Norwalk.

East Trenton, p-o., Trenton t., Hancock co., Me., 93 e. Augusta, 680 W.

East Troy, p-v., Walworth co., Wis., 79 s. E..Madison, 810 W.

East Turner, p-o., Turner t, Oxford co., Me., 26 w. s. w. Augusta, 537 W.

East Union, p-t., Wayne co., O., 101 n. e. Columbus, 336 W. Situated a few miles e. of Wooster, and contains the v. of Edinburg.

East Unity, p-v., Unity t., Sullivan co., N., H., 44 w. Concord, 476 W.

East Vassalborough, p-o., Vassalboro' t., Kennebec co., Me., 15 x. e. Augusta, 610 W.

East View, p-o., Bledsoe co., Tenn., 108 e. s. e. Nashville, 593 W.

East Virgil, p o, Virgil t., Cortland co., N. Y., 155 w. Albany, 314 W.

East Vincent, t., Chester co., Pa. It has 6 stores, cap. $11,700; 1 lumber yard, cap. $3,0C0; 1 paper fac, 4 grist m., 5 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $6,3J5. 6 sch. 210 scholars. Pop. 1,194.

Eastville, p-v., capital, Northampton co., Va., 151 e. Richmond, 233 W. Situated on the s. side of King's cr., a small stream which enters, by a considerable estuary, into Chesapeake bay. It contains a court house.

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Source: A Complete Descriptive And Statistical Gazetteer Of The United States Of America, By Daniel Haskel, A. M and J. Calvin Smith, Published By Sherman & Smith, 1843

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