and is annually increasing.* The
village is well located and pleasant:
it contains a well conducted acade-
my or high school, for youth of
both sexes; in which all the lan-
guages and other branches of edu-
cation may be obtained, and such
as are necessary to prepare them
for future usefulness in society.
Warren, K. II.
Grafton co. This town is 10 miles
S. E. from Haverhill corner, and 63
N. by W. from Concord. It is wa-
tered by the N. branch of Baker’s
river, which has its source on the
E. side of Moosebillock mountain.
It passes in aN. direction to Went-
worth, and, near the S. line of War-
ren, furnishes several valuable mill
seats. The S. E. part presents a
mountainous aspect, having a large
portion of Carr’s mountain on its
southeastern border. Warren was
granted by charter, in 1763. Popu-
lation, in 1830, 702.
Washington co. This town was
first settled about the year 1797, by
Samuel Lard and Seth Leavitt. It
lies 16 miles S. W. from Montpe-
lier, and 31 S. E. from Burlington.
Population, 1330, 766. This town
is watered by Mad river, and al-
though between the two Green
mountain ranges, the surface is not
much broken; it has some good mill
sites, and some mechanical opera-
tions by water. Many cattle are
reared in the town, and about 4,000
sheep are kept.
Worcester co. This town was
called Western from 1741 to 1834.
It lies 60 miles W. by S. from Bos-
ton, and 23 W. S.W from Worcester.
Population, 1S37,1,196. It is wa-
tered by Chickopee river, and con-
tains one cotton and two woolen
mills, a scythe factory and manu-
factures of palm-leaf hats. The
value of goods annually made in
the town, is about $75,000. A large
portion of the lands in Warren are
uneven and hilly, but the soil is
warm, and favorable to the growth
of grain, and the support of sheep,
of which 1,110 were kept in 1837.
The village is quite pleasant.
"Warren, R. I.
Bristol co. This small town, com-
prising an area of only about 2,600
acres, is situated on the E. side of
Narraganset bay, and is bounded N.
and W. by Palmer or Warren river,
E. by Massachusetts, and S’, by
Bristol. It is 11 miles S. E. from
Providence, and 19 N. by E. from
Newport. Incorporated, 1746. Pop-
ulation, 1880, 1,800. f
The surface of Warren is undu-
lating, with a soil of rich mould,
very fertile and productive. Great
attention is paid in this place to ag-
riculture, and particularly to horti-
culture ; and all the varieties of
fruits’ and culinary vegetables are
produced in abundance and perfec-
tion. Warren has a safe and com-
modious harbor for vessels of 300
tons burthen: a number of vessels
are owned here, engaged in foreign
commerce, the coasting trade and
fishery. Ship building has been
pursued here to a great extent, and
some vessels are now built, but not
so many as formerly. This place
has produced a great number of ex-
cellent sailors and ship masters, as
well as ship builders.
The village is delightfully situa-
ted on a rise of ground fronting the
harbor: it is neatly built, and is
surrounded by a variety of interest-
ing scenery. This town is noted
for the healthiness of its climate,
and the longevity of its inhabitants
In 1834, there were only 19 deaths
in the town, and the average age
of 7 of those was 85 years. "War-
ren is a fine resort in summer, and is
■ Warren, Ct.
Litchfield co. Warren was taken