Hayward’s New England Gazetteer (1839) page 104
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Clarksville, N. H.

This town was incorporated in
1832. It had before that time borne
the name of the
First College
It was granted to the trus-
tees of Dartmouth College, Feb. 5,
1789. It contains 40,960 acres, and
is situated on Connecticut river, in
Coos county, N. of Stewartstown.
Its population, in 1830, was

Clinton, JUe.

Kennebec co. This fine town-
ship is bounded on the E. by Ken-
nebec river. The Sebasticook pass-
es through the town, and, at the
falls on that rivfer, affords it a great
hydraulic power. It has a neat and
pleasant village on the bank of the
Sebasticook, some manufactures,
and large agricultural products. In
1837 this town produced a consid-
erable quantity of wool, and 10,807
bushels of wheat. Incorporated,
1795. Population, 1S37, 2,642.
Clinton lies 24 miles N. hy E. from
Augusta, and about 12 S. hy E.
from Skowhegan.

Cobbessecontee Waters, me.

The pond is a fine sheet of wa-
ter, lying W. of Hallowell, and
connected with smaller ponds in
Monmouth, Winthrop, Readfield,
and Mount Vernon. The outlet
of the pond is a river of the same
name, which passes into a beauti-
ful pond we see on the stage road in
Richmond, and empties into the
Kennebec at Gardiner. These wa-
ters afford a great hydraulic power,
anabundance of fish, and much de-
lightful scenery.

Cobscook Bay, me.

A large bay, the recipient of a
number of large ponds, on the S.
W. side of Eastport, in Passama-
quoddy bay. See

Cod, Cape and Bay.

Having briefly described this
cape, under
Barnstable county, we
have only to add that Cape Cod light
is in N. lat. 42° 2' 22";
W. Ion.
70° 4' 22".

Cape Cod bay is in Massachu-
setts bay, and is formed by the half
extended arm of the cape. See
Barnstable county.

Cohasset, Mass.

Norfolk co. A town on Massa-
chusetts bay, noted for its rocky
coast and numerous shipwrecks.
miles E. from Hingham, 20 E. by
S. from Dedham, and about 16 S.
E. from Boston, by water. Incor-
porated, 1770. Population, 1837,
1,331. This place has about 40 sail
of merchant, coasting and fishing
vessels, and a large tide-water pow-
er. Cob asset has become a great
resort for citizens and strangers, in
summer months, to enjoy the ma-
rine scenery, exhilarating air, and
all those pleasures for which Aa-
hant is celebrated. The value of
the fisheries, for the year ending
April 1, 1837, was $75,536. The
value of salt, vessels, boots, shoes,
and wooden ware manufactured,
was $35,920.

Colchester, Vt.,

Chittenden co., is pleasantly sit-
uated at the head of a bay on the
E. side of lake Champlain, 36 miles
N. W. from Montpelier, and
6 N.
from Burlington. This town is well
watered by Onion river, and some
smaller streams. Colchester has
some good and some poor land, some
trade on the lake, and about 4,000
sheep. First settled by Gen. Ira
Allen, in 1774. ‘ Population, 1830,

Colchester, Ct.

New London co. This is a plea-
sant town; the site of Bacon acad-
emy. It lies 20 miles N. W. from
New London, and 23 S. E. from
Hartford. First settled, 1701. Pop-
ulation, 1830, 2,068. The surface
of the town is uneven, with a strong.


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