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Pulaski, p-o., Williams co., O., 176 n. w. Columbus, 509 W.

Pulaski, p-t., Jackson co., Mich., 89 w. by s. Detroit, 561 W. Drained by the s. branch of Kalamazoo r. It contains several ponds, and a mineral spring. It has 1 sch. 27 scholars. Pop. 394.

Pulaski, p-v., Hancock co., Ill., 85 w. n. w. Springfield, 863 W.

Pulaskiville, p-v., Knox CO., O., 52 N. E. Columbus, 393 W.

Pultney, p-t., Steuben co., N. Y., 15 n. e. Bath, 213 w. by s. Albany, 316 W. The surface is generally level; soil, clay arid calcareous loam. Bounded e. by the w. branch of Crooked Lake, into which its streams flow. It has 2 stores, cap. $4,000; 1 grist m., 8 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $9,500. 12 sch. 1,174 scholars. Pop. 1,784.

Pultney, t., Belmont co., O. It has 8 sch. 248 scholars. Pop. 1,747.

Pultneyville, p-v., Williamson t., Wayne co., N. Y., 204 w. by n. Albany, 368 W. Situated on Lake Ontario, where is a convenient landing for steamboats and vessels. It contains 5 stores, 2 warehouses, 2 saw m., 1 tannery, 50 dwellings, and about 350 inhabitants.

Pulver's Corners, p-o., Pine Plains t., Dutchess co., N. Y., 58 s. Albany, 331 W.

Pumpkintown, p-v., Pickens dist., S. C, 135 w. n. w. Columbia, 530 W.

Pumpkin Vine, p-o., Paulding co., Ga., 127 w. n. w. Milledgeville, 670 W.

Punch Kill, p-o., Cobleskill t., Schoharie co., N. Y., 37 w. Albany, 38S W.

Pungo Bridge, p-o., Beaufort dist., S. C.

Pungoteague, p-v., Accomac co., Va., 181 E. by n. Richmond, 209 W. It contains 1 Episcopal and 1 Methodist church, 1 store, 1 grist m., 20 dwellings, and about 125 inhabitants.

Punxatawney, p-v., Young t., Jefferson co., Pa., 183 n. w. Harrisburg, 236 W. Situated in a fork of Mahoning cr. It contains a store and 15 or 20 dwellings.

Purcells Store, p-o., Loudon co., Va., 163 N. Richmond, 44 W.

Purdy, p-v., capital of McNairy co., Tenn., 143 s. w. Nashville, 824 W. Situated on a head branch of Hatchy r.

Purdy Creek, p-o., Hornellsville t,, Steuben co., N. Y., 247 w. by s. Albany, 315 W.

Purdyville, p-v., Wayne co., Pa., 159 n. e. Harrisburg, 253 W.

Purvis, p-o., Rockland t., Sullivan co., N. Y., 109 s. w. Albany, 314 W.

Putnam, County, N. Y. Situated in the s. e. part of the slate, and contains 216 sq. ms. Hudson r. bounds it on the w. The surface is mountainous; soil, productive in the e. part, if well cultivated. Magnetic iron ore, iron pyrites, and plumbago abound. Drained by head branches of Croton r. Capital, Carmel. There were in 1840, neat cattle 14,971, sheep 14,945, swine 12,883; wheat 12,250 bush, produced, rye 35,367, Ind. corn 86,679, buckwheat 37,099, oats 86,421, potatoes 142,531; 47 stores, cap. $105,950; 1 furnace, 2 forges, 11 fulling m., 1 woolen fac, 6 tanneries, 2 flouring in., 27 grist m., 36 saw m., 2 paper fac. Cap. in manufac. $266,635. 63 sch. 2,935 scholars. Pop. 12,825.

Putnam, County, Ga. Situated a little n. of the centre of the state, and contains 340 sq. ms. Bounded e. by Oconee r., by branches of which it is drained. Surface level; soil, fertile. Capital, Eatonton. There were in 1840, neat cattle 9,497, sheep 7.071, swine 29,991; wheat 35,688 bush, produced, rye 1,174, lnd. corn 360,230, barley 855, oats 21,332, potatoes 13,626, cotton 2,279,145 pounds; 15 stores, cap. $112,800; 1 cotton fac. 2,000 sp., 2 tanneries, 8 flouring m., 16 grist m., 14 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $127,553. 5 acad. 210 students, 5 sch. 174 scholars. Pop 1830, 13,261; 1840, whites 3,741, slaves 6,482 free col'd 37; total, 10,260.

Putnam, County, O. Situated in the n. w. part of the state, and contains 376 sq. ms. Drained by Auglaize r. and its tributaries. Surface undulating; soil, fertile. Capital, Kalida. There were in 1840, neat cattle 5,570, sheep 2,385, swine 11,799; wheat 43,929 bush, produced, rye 1,203, Ind. corn 136,465, oats 20,587, potatoes 30,115, sugar 45,979 pounds; 18 stores, cap. $32,625 5 tanneries, 8 grist m., 11 saw m., 2 printing offices. Cap. in manufac. $9,630. Pop. 5,189;

Putnam, County, la. Situated in the w. part of the state, and contains 486 sq. ms. Organized in 1821. Drained by Walnut Fork of Eel r. and Big Racoon and Deer creeks, which afford water power. Capital, Greencastle. There were m 1840, neat cattle 16,022, sheep 21,077, swine 42,534; wheat 72,274 bush, produced, rye 2,212. Ind. corn 824,792, oats 98,203, potatoes 25,783, tobacco 27,582 pounds, sugar 232,075; 39 atom, cap. $122,110; 1 fulling m., 13 tanneries, 1ditilleries, 3 potteries, 3 flouring m., 33 grist in., 32 saw m., 2 oil m., 1 printing office, 1 weekly and 1 periodical newspaper. Cap. in manuf. $40,618. 1 acad. 87 students, 44 sch. 2,414 scholars. Pop. 16,842.

Putnam, County, Ill. Situated toward the n. part of the state, and contains 325 sq. ms. The surface is undulating, and consists of prairie god forest; soil, very fertile. Drained by Illinois r. and its branches, and by head branches of Spoon r. Capital, Hennepin. There were in 1840, neat cattle 2,975, sheep 1,732, swine 6,410 wheat 40,885 bush, produced, Ind. corn 71,223, oats 46,572, potatoes 18,818, sugar 11,030 pounds; 9 stores, cap. $22,900; 1 tannery, 2 saw in., 2 print-ing offices, 2 weekly newspapers. Cap. in manufac. $19,000. 12 sch. 675 scholars. Pop. 2,131.

Putnam, p-t., Washington co., N. Y., 36 n, Sandy Hill, 90 n. by E. Albany. The surface is mountainous, and mostly unfit for cultivation. Crossed by Palmertown range, some peaks of which are 1,500 feet high. It has Lake Champlain on the e. and Lake George on the w. It contains 2 stores, cap. $4,500; 2 grist m., 5 saw m., 1 sch. 25 scholars. Pop. 784.

Putnam, p-t., Muskingum co., O., 55 e. Columbus, 340 W. Situated on Muskingum r., opposite Zanesville, with which it is connected by a handsome bridge. It has 1 acad. 150 students, 1 sch. 54 scholars. Pop. 1,071.

Putnam, t., Livingston co., Mich. It has 2 stores, cap. $29,000; 5 sch. 177 scholars. Pop. 597. |

Putnam Valley, p-t., Putnam co., N. Y., 9 w. Carmel, 100 s. Albany. The surface mountainous, being covered with the Highlands, with a broad and fertile valley, extending from n. to s. There are 7 small lakes or ponds in the t. Drained by Peekskill cr., the outlet of Redfire Lake. Iron ore is extensively found. It has 2 stores, cap. $2,000; 1 fulling m., 5 grist m., 8 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $11,100. 10 sch. 461 scholars. Pop. 1,659.

Putnamville, p-v., Putnam co., Ia., 42 W. Indianapolis, 613 W. Situated on the national road, and contains 4 stores, various mechanic shops, 1 grist m., 1 tannery, and about 2o0 inhabitants.

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Putney, p-t., Windham co., Vt., Ill s. Montpelier, 432 W. Situated on the w. side of Connecticut r. The surface is uneven excepting near the streams, where are extensive and fertile intervals. Socket's brook has a fall of 75 feet in 80 rods, and affords extensive water power. There are several other mill streams. The v. contains a Congregational church, several stores, and about 60 dwellings. There is also a Baptist church in the t. Chartered by N. H. in 1753, and re-chartered under N. Y. in 1766. First settled in 1754. There are in the t. 3 stores, cap. $25,000; 2 foiling m., 2 woolen fac, 2 tanneries, 2 paper fac, 3 grist m., 1 saw m. Can. in manufac. $33,350. 12 sch. 162 scholars. Pop. L383.

Pyramus, p-v., Bergen co., N. J., 83 n. e. Trenton, 249 W.

Pyrenna, p-o., Elbert co., Ga., 115 n. n. e. Milledgeville, 575 W.

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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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