New Castle, Delaware, USA - 1854 - New Castle
New Castle, a post-borough, capital of New Castle county, Delaware, on Delaware river, 5 miles S. from Wilmington, and 42 miles N. from Dover. It is the eastern terminus of the New Castle and Frenchtown railroad. It contains a court house, town hall, a bank, a public library, and churches for the Methodists, Presbyterians, Episcopalians, and Roman Catholics. The railroad company have a large manufactory of locomotives and other machinery. Population in 1850, 1202; in 1853, about 1500.
A New and Complete Gazetteer of the United States: Giving a Full and Comprehensive Review of the Present Condition, Industry, and Resources of the American Confederacy ... Thomas Baldwin (of Philadelphia.) Joseph Thomas January 1, 1854 Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo & Company 1854.
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