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tinguished for a liberal, philanthropic, and public-
spirited employment of his ample income.

Lawrence County, Mi., c. h. at Monticello.
Bounded N. by Copiah and Simpson counties,
E. by Covington, S. by Marion and Pike, and
W. by Franklin co. Soil various, and watered by
Pearl River and branches, and the head branches
of Homochitto River.

Lawrence County, Mo., c. h. at Mount Vernon.
In the S. W. angle of the state, on the height of
land between the Sac, Neosho, and White Rivers.

Lawrence, N. J., Mercer co. Assunpink Creek
and Stony Brook drain this town. Surface undu-
lating ; soil clay and loam. 6 miles N. E. from

Lawrence, N. Y., St. Lawrence co. Drained
by, Deer and St. Regis Rivers. Surface uneven;
soil of good quality. 25 miles N. E. from Can-
ton, and 230 N. N. W. from Albany.

Lawrence County, 0., c. h. at Burlington. Jack-
son co. bounds it on the N., Gallia on the E., Scio-
to on the W., and the Ohio River on the S., which,
with Symmes and Indian Guyandot Creeks, are
the principal streams. The land is barren and
hilly. Irish and Dutch emigrants from Pennsyl-
vania and Virginia first settled here about the
year 1800. 42 miles of this county are bounded
by the Ohio River. The land near it is good and
productive. Iron ore and stone coal are found
here in great abundance. There has also been.
found a valuable bed of clay for stone ware.

Lawrence County, Pa., c. h. at New Castle. On
the western border of the state. Watered by
Chenango Creek, (the E. branch of Beaver River,)
which passes through it from N. to S. Hilly.

Lawrence County, Te., c. h. at Lawrenceboro'.
Bounded N. by Hickman and Maury counties,
E. by Giles co., S. by Alabama, and W. by Wayne
co., Shoal Creek and its branches, some branches
of Sugar Creek and Buffalo River, drain this

Lawrenceburg, la., c. h. Dearborn co. On the
N. bank of Ohio River, 1 mile below the mouth of
Great Miami river, and 86 miles S. E. from In-

Lawrenceburg, Te., c. h. Lawrence co. On the
E. side of Shoal Creek. 75 miles S. S. W. from

Lawrenceville', Ga., c. h. Gwinnett co. Near the
sources of Yellow River. 84 miles N. W. from

Lawrenceville, Is., c. h. Lawrence co.

Lawrenceville, Va., c. h. Brunswick co. Wa-
tered by a branch of Meherin River. S. S. W.
from Richmond 73 miles.

Lawsville Centre, Pa., Susquehanna co. On
Snake Creek. 187 miles N. N. E. from Har-
risburg. On a branch of the creek is a salt

Leacock, Pa., Lancaster co. Pecquea Creek
forms the S. E., and Conestoga River the W.
boundary of this town, which is also watered by
Mill Creek. Surface level; soil clay and calca-
reous loam. Distant 44 miles E. S. E. from Har-

Leake County, Mi., c. h. at Carthage. Bounded
N. by Atala co., E. by Neshoba, S. by Scott, and
W. by Madison. Watered by Pearl River and

Lebanon, Aa., c. h. De Kalb co. On the N.
side of Big Wills Creek. 112 miles N. E. from

Lebanon, As., c. h. Searcey co. On the S. side
of the Buffalo Fork of White River. 95 miles
N. by W. from Little Rock.


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Lebanon, Ct., New London co. First settled
about 1700. The surface of the town is uneven
— moderately hilly. The soil is of a chocolate
color; — a rich deep mould, very fertile, and well
adapted for grass. Husbandry is the principal
business of the inhabitants. The village is on a
street more than a mile in length, wide, pleasant,
and interesting. 30 miles S. E. from Hartford.

Lebanon, Is., St. Clair co. 71 miles from Spring-
field. The seat of McKendree College. See

Lebanon, la., c. h. Boone co. 25 miles N. W.
from Indianapolis.

Lebanon, Ky., c. h. Marion co. On a small
branch of Salt River. S. W. by S. from Frank-
fort 59 miles.

Lebanon, Me., York co. This town is bounded
W. by Salmon Fall River, on the line of New
Hampshire. It is a large agricultural township,
with some trade and manufactures. It lies 50
miles S. W. by W. from Portland, and is bound-
ed S. E. by North Berwick.

Lebanon, N. H., Grafton co. The Connecticut
and Mascomy Rivers water this town, and afford
many valuable mill sites. The principal village
is situated on a plain at the head of the falls of
Mascomy River. It is a pleasant village, and has
become an important place in consequence of the
Northern Railroad passing through it. Olcott's
Falls, in the Connecticut, in this town, afford
great water power, — 40 feet fall in one mile.
These have been locked and canalled by the
White River Company. Lyman's Bridge con-
nects this town with Hartford, Vt. A medicinal
spring, a lead mine, and a vein of iron ore have
been discovered here. Lebanon was the first
town settled on Connecticut River to the north of
Charlestown. First settlers, Wm. Downer, Wm.
Dana, Levi Hyde, Charles Hill, Silas Waterman,
and Nathaniel Porter. 4 miles S. from Dart-
mouth College, and 65 N. W. from Concord by
the Northern Railroad.

Lebanon, N. J., Hunterdon co. The south
branch of Raritan River and Spruce Run wa-
ter this town. Surface hilly and mountainous ;
soil rich clay and loam. 40 miles N. by W. from

Lebanon, N. Y., Madison co. Chenango River
and some of its branches water this town. The
surface is hilly; soil clay loam. 10 miles S. from
Morrisville, and 103 W. from Albany.

Lebanon, 0., c. h. Warren co. Between two
branches of Turtle Creek, on a branch of Little
Miami River, and 85 miles W. S. W. from Co-

Lebanon County, Pa., c. h. at Lebanon. Bound-
ed N. E. by Schuylkill and Berks counties, S. E.
by Lancaster, and S. W. and N. W. by Dauphin
co. Drained by Swatara Creek and branches.
Surface slightly uneven ; soil rich. The Union
Canal passes through this county.

Lebanon, Pa., Wayne co. Watered by branches
of Dyberry Creek. Surface hilly; soil gravelly

Lebanon, Te., c. h. Wilson co. On a branch of
Cumberland River. 32 miles E. from Nashville.
Cumberland University is located here. (See
Colleges.) There is a large steam cotton factory
near this place.

Lebanon, Va., c. h. Russell co. On a branch of
Clinch River. 325 miles W. by S. from Richmond.

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