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Paoli, p-v., Fredypin t., Chester co., Pa., 78 E. s. E. Harrisburg, 128 W. Situated 16 ms. w. by n. from Philadelphia, on the railroad to Lancaster. Two ms. s. w. of this place is the battle ground where Gen. Wayne was defeated by a superior British force under Gen. Grey, Sept. 20th, 1777, when many Americans were shot down after they had surrendered. A suitable monument has been erected on the spot to their memory, and the adjoining field is appropriated to a military parade ground.

Paoli, p-v., capital of Orange co., Ia., 94 s. by w. Indianapolis, 625 W. Situated on Lick cr., and contains a court house, jail, a brick seminary, 6 stores, various mechanic shops, 1 oil m., 1 cotton fac, 2 flouring m., 1 of them moved by horse power, 1 fulling m., and about 450 inhabitants.

Pater Mill Village, p-v., Cheshire co., N. H., 57 s. w. Concord, 454 W.

Papertown, p-v., Cumberland co., Pa.

Paperville, p-v., Sullivan co., Tenn., 309 e. Nashville, 384 W. Situated on a branch of Holston r.

Paraclifta, p-v., capital of Sevier co., Ark., 142 s. w. by w. Little Rock, 1,207 W. Situated on n. side of Little r., a branch of Red r. It contains a court house and a few dwellings.

Paradise, p-v., Strasburg t., Lancaster co., Pa., 52 w. Philadelphia, 46 e. s. e. Harrisburg, 119 W. It contains 1 store, and 12 or 15 dwellings.

Paradise, t., York co., Pa. It has 5 stores, cap. $14,000 2 fulling m., 1 woolen fac, 9 distilleries, 6 grist m., 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $17,200. 3 sch. 90 scholars. Pop. 2,117.

Paradise, p-v., Cole co., Ill., 81 e. Springfield, 703 W. Situated near the head of Little Wabash r.

Paradox Lake, N. Y., lies in Schroon t., Essex Co., 4 miles long, and from half a mile to 1 m. wide. There are many small lakes in the vicinity.

Paradox, p-o., Schroon t., Essex co., N. Y., 105 N. Albany, 480 W.
Parkham's Store, p-o., Sussex co., Va., 45 s. s. E. Richmond.

Paris, p-t., capital of Oxford co., Me., 39 w. by s. Augusta, 593 W. The surface is uneven soil, fertile, adapted to grain. Watered by Little Androscoggin r., which affords water power. It contains a pleasant v., which has a court house, jail, and considerable trade. Incorporated hi 1793. It has 10 stores, cap. $10,753 1 woolen fac, 4 tanneries, 1 paper fac, 1 printing office, 1 weekly newspaper, 3 grist m., 3 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $27,295. 17 sch. 1,060 scholars. Pop. 2,454.

Paris, p-t., Oneida co., N. Y., 8 s. Utica, 96 w. n. w. Albany, 378 W. The surface is elevated and undulating soil, sandy and calcareous loam, generally well cultivated. Drained by Sadaquada cr., which affords good water power. The v., called Paris Hill, is situated on elevated ground, and contains 3 churches, 1 Presbyterian, 1 Episcopal, and 1 Methodist, 2 stores, and 150 inhabitants. There are in the t. 7 stores, cap. $16,900 2 fulling m., 3 cotton fac. 4,152 sp., 2 tanneries, 2 distilleries, 2 paper fac, 5 grist m., 12 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $152,400. 1 acad. 47 students, 15 sch. 864 scholars. Pop. 2,844.

Paris, p-o., Washington co., Pa., 232 w. Harrisburg, 257 W.

Paris, p-v., Fauquier co., Va., 129 n. by w. Richmond, 59 W. It contains 1 church, free to all denominations, 3 stores, and about 25 dwellings.

Paris, p-v., capital of Henry co., Tenn., 93 w Nashville, 784 W. Situated on the s. side of a branch of Little Sandy r., which flows into Tennessee r. It contains a court house, several stores, and about 250 inhabitants.

Paris, p-v., capital of Bourbon co., Ky., 3S E. Frankfort, 507 W. Situated on the s. fork of Licking r. It contains a court house, jail, 2 churches, 10 stores, 3 acad. 110 students, 2 sch. 28 scholars, and 1,197 inhabitants.

Paris, p-v., Stark t. and co., O., 135 n. e. Columbus, 302 W. It has 2 churches, 4 stores, 15 or 20 mechanic shops, 1 air furnace, 1 tannery, 50 dwellings, and about 300 inhabitants.

Paris, t., Stark co., O. The surface is rolling and hilly soil, fertile. Drained by Sandy cr., which affords water power. It has 977 scholars in schools. Pop 2,474.

Paris, t., Portage co., O. Situated in the e. part of the co. It has 5 sch. 165 scholars. Pop. 933.

Paris, t., Union co., O. It contains the v. of Marysville, the county seat. It has 5 sch. 148 scholars. Pop. 789.

Paris, p-v., Jennings co., la., 77 s. s. e. Indianapolis, 578 W. Situated near the s. fork of Muscatatack cr., and contains 3 stores, various mechanic shops, and about 150 inhabitants.

Paris, p-v., capital of Edgar co., Ill., 114 e. Springfield, 665 W. Situated on the borders of a rich prairie, and contains a brick court house, 9 stores, 60 dwellings, and about 350 inhabitants

Paris, p-v., capital of Monroe co., Mo., 71 n. Jefferson City. Situated on s. side of Middle fork of Salt r. It contains a court house, 3 churches, 6 stores, and about 400 inhabitants.

Parisburg, p-v., capital of Giles co., Va. Situated on the s. side of New r., a principal branch of Great Kanawha r. (See Giles C. H.)

Paris Furnace, p-o., Paris t., Oneida co., N. Y., 88 w. N. w. Albany, 377 W.

Parisville, p-o., Paris t., Portage co., O., 150 N. e. Columbus, 313 W.

Parish, p-t., Oswego co., N. Y., 22 e. Oswego, 147 w. N. w. Albany, 376 W. The surface is undulating soil, a fertile sandy loam. Drained by Salmon cr. and its tributaries. The v. contains 1 church, 1 store, 1 grist m., 25 dwellings, and about 159 inhabitants. There are in the t. 2 stores, cap. $7,000 1 fulling m., 1 grist m., 4 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $8,700. 16 sch. 404 scholars. Pop. 1,513.

Parish Grove, p-o., Warren co., Ia., 103 n. w. Indianapolis, 664 W.

Parishville, p-t., St. Lawrence co., N. Y., 15 E. Canton, 221 n. w. by n. Albany, 505 W. The surface is hilly s., rolling on the n. soil, a warm sandy loam. Watered by St. Regis, Racket, Grass, and Oswegatchie rivers. The t. is 40 ms. long. The v. is situated on St. Regis r., which affords water power, and contains 1 Congregational and 1 Baptist church, 3 stores, 1 grist m., 1 saw m., 2 clothiers' works, 1 pocket furnace, 1 tannery, 49 dwellings, and about 300 inhabitants. There are in the t. 5 stores, cap. $13,600 1 furnace, 1 forge, 1 tannery, 1 distillery, 1 grist m., 6 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $21,900 15 sch. 800 scholars. Pop. 2,250.

Parkersburg, p-v., capital of Wood co., Va., 335 n. w. by w. Richmond, 335 W. Situated on the n. side of Little Kanawha r., at its junction with Ohio r., opposite to Belpre in Ohio. It contains a court house and 10 stores.

Parke, County, Ia. Situated in the w. part of the state, and contains 450 sq. ms. Surface level soil, fertile. Wabash r. bounds it on the w. Drained by Big and Little Racoon and Sugar creeks. Capital, Rockville. There were in 1840, neat cattle 14,255, sheep 18,853, swine 43,126 wheat 107,183 bush, produced, rye 4,025, Indian corn 942,850,oats 137,140, potatoes 23,067, tobacco 15,150 pounds, sugar 125,576; 29 stores, cap. $120,500; 1 furnace, 2 fulling m., 11 tanneries, 21 distilleries, 1 pottery, 9 flouring m., 26 grist m., 44 saw in., 4 oil m., 1 printing office, 1 weekly newspaper. Cap. in manufac. $143,830. 2 acad. 150 students, 51 sch. 1,811 scholars. Pop. 13,199.

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Parkersburg, p-v., Montgomery co., Ia., 44 w. n. w. Indianapolis, 615 W.

Parkersburg, p-v., Richland co., III., 140 s. e. Springfield, 740 W.

Parker's Store, p-c, Franklin co., Ga.

Parkersville, p-o, Chester co., Pa., 79 e. s. e. Harrisburg.

Parkersburg, p-v., Chester co., Pa., 57 e. s. e. Harrisburg, 117 W. Park, t., St. Joseph's co., Mich. It has 1 flouring m., 2 saw m., 5 sch. 85 scholars. Pop. 331.

Park Head, p-o., Washington co., Md.

Park Hill, p-v., and missionary station, Cherokee Nation, Indian Ter. Situated a little n. of Arkansas r.

Parkison, p-o., Beaver co., Pa.

Parkman, p-t., Piscataquis co., Me., 71 n. by e. Augusta, 666 W. The soil is fertile, adapted to grain. Drained by a head branch of Piscataquis r. Incorporated in 1822. It has 3 stores, cap. $1,500 1 grist m., 3 saw m., 12 sch. 546 scholars. Pop. 1,205.

Parkman, p-t., Geauga co., O., 162 n. e. Columbus, 321 W. Situated on head waters of Grand r. Drained by a branch of Cuyahoga r., which affords good water power. It has 4 saw m., 1 acad. 18 students, 3 sch. 128 scholars. Pop. 1,181.

Park's, p-o., Edgefield dist., S. C, 108 w. Columbia, 570 W.

Park's, p-o., Scott co., Iowa.

Park's Bridge, p-o., Morgan co., Ga., 36 n. Milledgeville, 612 W.

Parksville, p-v., Sullivan co., N. Y., 116 s. w. Albany, 308 W.

Parkville, p-v., Platte co., Mo.

Parma, p-t., Monroe co., N. Y., 10 n. w. Rochester, 231 w. by N. Albany, 380 W. The surface is generally level soil, sandy and gravelly loam. Drained by Salmon and Little Salmon creeks, flowing into Lake Ontario, which bounds it on the .v. The v. is situated on the Ridge road, and contains 2 churches, 3 stores, 30 dwellings, and about 200 inhabitants. There are in the t. 3 stores, cap. $11,200 2 fulling m., 2 tanneries, 2 grist m., 5 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $23,300. 17 sch. 914 scholars. Pop. 2,652.

Parma, p-t., Cuyahoga co., O., 6 s. Cleveland, 137 N. E. Columbus, 367 W. The surface is chiefly level soil, a fertile loam, well adapted to grass. Drained by a branch of Cuyahoga r. It has 1 grist m., 12 saw m., 7 sch. 334 scholars. Pop. 963.

Parma, t., Jackson co., Mich. It has 1 store, cap. $2,500 1 sch. 55 scholars. Pop. 525.

Parma Centre, p-o., Parma t., Monroe co., N. Y., 234 w. by n. Albany, 383 W.

Parnassus, p-o., Augusta co., Va., 133 w. n. w. Richmond, 152 W.

Parnassus, p-o., Marlborough dist., S. C., 116 N. E. Columbia.

Parrottsville, p-v., Cocke co., Tenn., 237 E. Nashville, 460 W.

Parrysville, p-v., Northampton co., Pa., 99 e. n. e. Harrisburg, 199 W.

Parsippany, p-v., Hanover t., Morris co., N. J., 60 N. Trenton, 231 W. Situated on Parsippany r., and contains 1 Presbyterian and 1 Methodist church, an academy, 2 stores, 2 grist m., and about 20 dwellings.

Parsonsfield, p-t., York co., Me., 86 w. s. w. Augusta, 538 W. The surface is hilly and rough soil, generally productive. In its e. part is a largo pond, the outlet of which flows into Ossipee r., by which it is watered. It has 7 stores, cap. $14,600 1 lumber yard, cap. $1,000 1 fulling m., 4 tanneries, 4 grist m., 4 saw m., 1 oil m. Cap. in manufac. $4,871. 1 acad. 225 students, 20 sch. 473 scholars. Pop. 2,442.

Parson's Creek, t., Linn., co., Mo. Pop. 501.

Parson's Mills, p-o., Guilford co., N. C.

Partlows, p-o., Spottsylvania co., Va., 92 n. Richmond, 83 W.

Partnership, p-o., Charles co., Md.

Partridge Island, p-o., Hancock t., Delaware CO., N. Y., 116 s. w. Albany, 298 W.

Partridge Point, p-o., Tazewell co., Ill., 81 N. Springfield, 795 W.

Pascagoula, r., Miss., is formed by the union of Chickasawhay and Leaf rivers, and after a course of 200 ms. s., falls into Pascagoula sound of the Gulf of Mexico. It is navigable for 50 ms. for vessels drawing 6 feet water, and 150 ms. for boats.

Pascagoula, sound. Miss and Ala. Situated off the mouth of Pascagoula r., in the Gulf of Mexico, from which it is separated by low, narrow islands. It is about 55 ms. long, with an average breadth of 8 ms.

Pascagoula, v., Jackson co., Miss. Situated on the e. side of Pascagoula r., at its entrance into Pascagoula Bay.

Paskack, p-v., Washington t., Passaic Co., N J., 8S N. N. E. Trenton, 254 W. Situated on the w. side of Hackensack r.

Pasquotank, r., N. C, rises in the Dismal Swamp, and runs s. e. into Albemarle Sound. It is connected with Elizabeth r. by a canal, which forms a communication between Hampton roads and Albemarle Sound. This canal is 23 miles long, 65 feet deep, 46 feet wide, and at intervals of a quarter of a m., 60 feet wide, for turn-out stations. It has a navigable feeder of 5 ms. from Lake Drummond, and is an important channel of communication between Norfolk and the South.

Pasquotank, County, N. C. Situated in the n. e. part of the state, and contains 300 sq. ms. The surface is level, and in some parts marshy. The soil which is capable of cultivation is generally fertile. Pasquotank r. runs on its N. E. border. Capital, Elizabeth. There were in 1840, neat cattle 5,719, sheep 3,415, swine 15,605 wheat 19,130 bush, produced, Ind. corn 473,970, oats 45,101, potatoes 21,065 26 stores, capital $194,850 1 tannery, 10 grist m., 2 saw m., 1 printing office, 1 weekly newspaper. Cap. in manufac. $41,300. 2 acad. 78 students, 5 sch. 103 scholars. Pop. whites 4,650, slaves 2,943, free col'd 1,076 total, 8,514.

Passadumkeag, p-t., Penobscot co., Me., 100 N. E. Augusta, 695 W. Situated on the e. side of Penobscot r. The soil is fertile, adapted to grain. Drained by Passadumkeag r. and Coldstream, its tributary, both flowing from ponds, and after their junction, passing into the Penobscot. The v. is situated at the junction of the Passadumkeag r. with the Penobscot. There are in the t. 6 sch. 169 scholars. Pop. 394.

Passaic, r., N. J., rises in Mendham, Morris Co., and though flowing through a mountainous country, is generally a winding and sluggish stream, though it has some falls which afford good mill seats, particularly the great falls at Paterson, where it has a perpendicular descent of 50 feet and a total fall of 70 feet, and is about 60 feet wide, affording an immense water power. It finally enters Newark bay. It is navigable for sloops to Acquackanonck, 12 ms. It has marshes on its borders near its mouth. Its whole length is about 70 ms.

Passaic, County, N. J. Situated in the n. e. part of the state, and contains 180 sq. ms. Drained by Passaic r. and its tributaries. The surface is uneven; soil, generally fertile. Capital, Paterson. There were in 1840, neat cattle, 5,532 sheep 5,075, swine 4,565; wheat 5,190 bush. produced, rye 36,721, Ind. com 70,874, buckwheat 24,012, oats 45,945, potatoes 78,836; 126 stores, cap. $226,300; 4 lumber yards, cap. $25,000; 1 furnace, 18 forges, 4 fulling m., 1 woolen fac, 20 cotton fac. 46,056 sp., 2 dyeing and printing establishments, 7 tanneries, 2 distilleries, 1 brewery, 3 grist m., 21 saw m., 4 paper fac, 2 printing offices, 2 weekly newspapers. Cap. in manufac. $1,931,970. 3 acad. 128 students, 41 sch. 1,987 scholars. Pop. 16,734.

Passamaquoddy, Bay, Me., lies partly in the state of Maine, and partly in the British province of New Brunswick. Its entrance is about 6 ms. wide from n. to s., and its length is about 12 ms. Campobello Island divides the entrance into 2 passages. It also contains Deer Island. The bay is well sheltered, has everywhere a sufficient depth of water for the largest vessels, and is never closed by ice. Its waters abound with mackerel, cod, herring, and other fish. The tide varies from 25 to 33 feet. The boundary of the United States passes on the w. side of Campobello Island, into the St. Croix r., which enters the n. w. part of this bay.

Pass Christian, p-v., Harrison co., Miss. Situated on the e. side of the entrance into the Bay of St. Louis, of the Gulf of Mexico.

Pasumpsic, r., Vt., rises from a pond on the e. ne of Wetmore t., and pursues a s. course until it falls into Connecticut r., a mile below the foot of Fifteen Mile falls. It has several falls, particularly in the s. part of Lyndon, where it descends 65 feet in the distance of 30 rods, proving a great water power. Its length is about 1 ms.

Pasumpsic, p-v., Caledonia co., Vt., 41 e. Montpelier, 542 W.

Passyunk, t., Philadelphia co., Pa. The surface is level; soil, alluvion and loam. It includes the w. part of the tongue of land between the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers, below the city Philadelphia. League Island, in the Delaware belongs to it. It is covered with gardens and meadows. The bank of the Schuylkill, which bounds it on the w., is high and steep, and along is a pleasant drive. It has a cap. in manufac. 836,225. Pop. 1,594.

Patapsco, r., Md., rises in Baltimore co., and enters Chesapeake bay, by a broad estuary, between North point and Bodkin's point. It is navigable to Fell's point, in Baltimore, 14 ms., for vessels drawing 18 feet of water. In its course, affords extensive water power.

Patch Grove, p-o., Grant co., Wis., 110 w. Madison, 942 W.

Patchin's Mills, p-o., Conhocton t., Steuben, N. Y., 238 w. by s. Albany, 323 W.

Patchogue, p-v., Brookhaven t., Suffolk co., N. Y., 60 e . New York, 204 s. s. e. Albany, 284 It is situated on the s. side of Long Island, and contains 1 Congregational and 1 Methodist Church, 5 stores, 1 grist m., 1 paper m., 2 cotton fac, 1 woolen fac, 2 tanneries, 80 dwellings, and about 500 inhabitants. It is near Great South Bay and is much resorted to for fishing and fowling. A small settlement, called Blue Point, extends s. to the bay.

Paterson, p-v., capital of Passaic co., N. J., is situated on the Passaic r., near the great falls, and 4 ms. from tidewater, 13 n. Newark, 75 n. e. by n. Trenton, 17 n. New York, 214 W. It was established by a society, incorporated in 1791, with n capital of $1,000,000, for the establishment of manufactures, projected by Alexander Hamilton. The plans of the company were broad, and after heavy expenditures, through the many obstacles with which manufactures had then to struggle, the objects of the company in a great measure failed, and were abandoned. But their successors took up the work, and have carried it forward to distinguished success. By a dam in the r., 4s feet high, and a canal round the falls, a vast win-ter power is afforded, and a great manufacturing village has grown up. It has a court house and jail, and many spacious manufactories, built chiefly of stone. There are 9 churches, 1 Presbyterian, 2 Dutch Reformed, 1 Methodist, 1 Reformed Presbyterian, 1 Episcopal, 1 Baptist, 1 True Reformed Dutch, and 1 Roman Catholic. There is a philosophical society of young men, who have a respectable library, and a mechanics' society for the advancement of science and the mechanic arts, with a library and philosophical apparatus. The Morris canal, which passes near the village and a railroad to Jersey City, give it an easy access to the city of New York. The foils of the Passaic, at this place, by their picturesque beauties, attract many visitors. The river has a perpendicular fall of 72 feet, and when the water is high; the fall is not only beautiful but grand. There were in 1840, 104 stores, cap. $192,950; machinery manufactured, value $607,000; 4 fulling m., 1 woolen fac, cap. $20,000; 19 cotton fac. 45,056 sp., with 2 dyeing and printing establishments, cap. $926,000; 1 tannery, 2 paper fac, cap. $82,000; 1 saw m., 2 printing offices, 2 binderies, 2 weekly newspapers. Cap. in manufac. $1,792,500. 1 acad. 80 students, 16 sch. 1,006 scholars. Pop. 7,596.

Patoka, r., Ia., rises in Orange co., and pursues a westerly course until it enters Wabash r., one or two miles below the mouth of White r., opposite to Mount Carmel, Ill.

Patoka, p-t., Gibson co., Ia., 138 s. w. Indianapolis, 708 W. It has 7 sch. 217 scholars. Pop. 2,343.

Patrick, County, Va. Situated in the s. part of the state, and contains 541 sq. ms. Drained by branches of Smith's, S. Mayo, and Little Dan rivers. The Blue Ridge runs on its n. w. boundary. Capital, Taylorsville. There were in 1840, neat cattle 6,988, sheep 6,047, swine 24,292; wheat 28,469 bush, produced, rye 3,180, Indian corn 222,961, buckwheat 359, oats 68,940, potatoes 13,114, tobacco 618,334 pounds; 7 stores, cap. $20,800; 5 tanneries, 1 flouring m., 31 grist m., 12 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $14,000. 5 sch. 120 scholars. Pop. whites 6,087, slaves 1,842, free col'd 103; total, 8,032.

Patrick, C. H., p-v., capital of Patrick co., Va., 226 w. s. w. Richmond, 301 W. (See Taylorsville, Patrick co., Va.)

Patricktown, p-t., Lincoln co., Me., 15 e. Augusta, 611 W. Drained by head branches of Sheepscot and Damariscotta rivers. It contains a large pond in its w. part, which flows to the Sheepscot r. The soil is fertile. It has 4 saw m., 3 sch. 143 scholars. Pop. 506.

Patriot, p-v., Switzerland co., Ia., 105 s. E. Indianapolis, 536 W. Situated on Ohio r.

Patriot, p-v., Perry t., Gallia co., O., 97 s. s. e. Columbus, 331 W. It was formerly called Greenville, and contains several stores, and 40 or 50 dwellings.

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Patten, t., Centre co., Pa. It has 3 sch. 90 scholars. Pop. 473.

Patten's Mills, p-o., Fort Ann t., Washington co., N. Y., 59 n. Albany, 431 W.

Patterson, p-t., Putnam co., N. Y., 92 s. Albany, 295 W. The surface is hilly; soil, fertile in the valleys. Drained by Croton r. The v. is situated on Croton r., and contains 1 Presbyterian and 1 Episcopal church, an academy, 2 stores, 1 grist m., 25 dwellings, and about 150 inhabitants. There are in the t. 5 stores, cap. $24,500; 2 fulling m., 2 tanneries, 3 grist m., 6 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $10,400. 10 sch. 384 scholars. Pop. 1,349.

Patterson, p-o., Thompson t., Delaware co., O., 40 n. Columbus, 424 W.

Patterson, p-v., St. Genevieve co., Mo., 176 E. s. e. Jefferson City, 864 W.

Patterson's Mills, p-o., Washington co., Pa., 223 w. Harrisburg, 252 W.

Patterson's Store, p-o., Orange co., N. C, 59 n. w. Raleigh, 310 W.

Pattonsburg, p-v., Bottetourt co., Va., 166 w. Richmond, 213 W. Situated on the n. side of James r., opposite to Buchanan, with which it is connected by a bridge. The 2 places, which are in fact one v., contain 1 church, free to all denominations, 8 stores, 2 tobacco fac, 1 cordage fac, 1 iron foundry, 1 grist m., 1 saw m., 50 dwellings, and about 360 inhabitants.

Pattonsville, p-v., Granville co., N. C, 40 N. Raleigh, 266 W.

Patuxent, r., Md., rises in the n. part of Montgomery and Anne Arundel counties, and flowing s. e. 40 miles, it turns to the s. and flows 50 ms., nearly parallel with Chesapeake bay, until it enters a large estuary on the w. side of that bay. It is navigable for vessels of 250 tons, 50 ms. to Nottingham.

Patuxent Forge, p-o., Anne Arundel co., Md., 25 n. w. Annapolis, 28 W.

Paulding, County, Ga. Situated toward the n. w. part of the state, and contains 600 sq. ms. Drained by head branches of Tallapoosa r., and by tributaries of Etowah r. Capital, Van Wert. There were in 1840, neat cattle 3,804, sheep 995, swine 10,937; wheat 11,863 bush, produced, Ind. corn 120,170, oats 6,012, potatoes 1,556, tobacco 1,630 pounds, cotton 118,723; 3 stores, cap. $6,700; 2 distilleries, 3 breweries, 2 grist., 2 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $6,440. 3 sch. 68 scholars. Pop. whites 2,102, slaves 451; total, 2,556.

Paulding, County, O. Situated in the n. w. part of the state, and contains 432 sq. ms. The surface is level; soil, very fertile, adapted to grain. Drained by Maumee and Auglaize rs. Capital, Charloe. There were in 1840, neat cattle 201, sheep 85, swine 736; wheat 3,852 bush, produced, Ind. corn 8,420, oats 2,749, potatoes 2,518, sugar 3,316 pounds; 2 stores, cap. $2,700; 1 sch. 28 scholars. Pop. 1,034.

Paulding, p-v., capital of Jasper co., Miss., 109 e. s. e. Jackson, 937 W. Situated on the head waters of Leaf r. It contains a court house and a few dwellings.

Paulinskill, r., N. J., rises in Sussex co., and flowing s. w., on the border of Warren co., enters Delaware r. in the s. w. corner of Warren county.

Paulina, v., Hancock t., Delaware co., N. Y. Situated on a small cr., 2 ms. n. of Delaware r. It contains .1 store, 1 grist m., 1 saw m, 1 stave machine, and 15 or 20 dwellings.

Pavilion, p-t., Genesee co., N. Y., 243 w. Albbany, 361 W. The surface is rolling; soil, clay loam, adapted well to wheat. Drained by Allen's cr. The v. is situated on Allen's cr., and contains 1 Baptist and 1 Universalist church, 2 stores, 1 clothier's works, 30 dwellings, and about 200 inhabitants.

Pavilion, p-t., Kalamazoo co., Mich., 138 w. Detroit, 600 W. The soil is fertile, adapted to grain. Watered by the Sandy lakes, and by branches of St. Joseph's r. It has 2 saw m., 3 sch. 107 scholars. Pop. 283.

Pawcatuck, r., R. J., formed by the junction of Wood and Charles rivers in Washington co, and in its lower part forms the dividing line between R. I. and Ct., and enters the Atlantic. Its constituents, Wood and Charles rivers, afford extensive water power.

Pawlet, r., Vt., rises in the N. part of Bennington co., passes through the t, which gives its name and flows into N. Y., and enters Wood cr., a little before its entrance into Lake Champlain. It affords good water power.

Pawlet, p-t., Rutland co., Vt., 87 s. s. w. Montpelier, 431 W. The surface is uneven; soil, warm and fertile, and easily cultivated Watered by Pawlet r. and Indian stream, which flows from a spring with sufficient water to turn a mill. It contains a Congregational and a Bap list church, and an academy. It has 7 stores, cap. $15,325; 5 fulling m., 4 woolen fac, 1 cotton fac. 1,076 sp., 1 furnace, 1 tannery, 1 grist m. 3 saw in., 1 oil m. Cap. in manufac. $69,480. 10 sch. 495 scholars. Pop. 1,748.

Pawlings, p-t., Dutchess co., N. Y., Poughkeepsie, 89 s. Albany, 298 W. It is somewhat hilly, with an extensive valley from n. to s. The soil is moderately fertile. Croton r. ha.' it source in several small lakes and swanks ii this t. The v. contains a few dwellings. There are in the t. 4 stores, cap. $11,000; 1 tannery grist m., 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $5,700. 3 sch. 98 scholars. Pop. 1,571.

Pawlingsville, p-o., Pawlings t., Dutchess co., N. Y., 86 s. Albany, 301 W.

Paw Paw, p-v., capital of Van Buren co. Mich., 159 w. Detroit, 623 W. Situated on the head branch of Pawpaw r. It contains a court house, a church, 3 stores, 1 flouring m., and saw m. It is pleasantly situated, and is flourishing.

Paw Paw, p-o., Miami co., Ia.
Paw Paw Grove, p-o., Ogle co., Ill., 165 n Springfield, 792 W.

Pawtucket, r., R. I., rises in Worcester co Mass., with the name of Blackstone r. It enters R. I. in the n. e. part of the state, and has fall of 50 feet, 4 ms. from its mouth, which afford very extensive water power. It enters Providence r. just below Providence. The Blackstone canal from Providence, R. I., to Worcester, Mass passes along this r.

Pawtucket, p-v., North Providence t., R. I. 4 n. Providence, 404 W. It is situated on both sides of Pawtucket r., and is partly in Provident R. I. and partly in Pawtucket t., Mass. It is large and flourishing manufacturing v. It contains 1 Congregational, 1 Episcopal, and 3 Baptist churches, an academy, 3 banks, 8 cotton fac. and among them the oldest cotton manufacturing establishments in the country, and about 8,000 inhabitants. The r. is navigable to the v. for vessels of considerable burden.

Pawtucket, t., Bristol co., Mass., 36 s. Boston, 4 n. Providence. Situated on the E. side of Pawtucket r. Organized in 1828. It contains part of the v. of Pawtucket, which see. It has 11 stores, cap. $29,800; 1 lumber yard, cap. $15,000; 9 cotton fac. 16,332 sp., 2 grist m., 1 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $398,450. 1 acad. 60 students, 5 sch. 260 scholars. Pop. $2,184.

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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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