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Branford, Connecticut, USA - 1854 - Branford


Branford, a post-township of New Haven county, Connecticut, bordering on Long Island found. Population, 1423.

Branford, a post-town and seaport in the above township, on the New Haven and New London railroad, 8 miles E. by S. from New Haven. The harbor, which is about 1 J mile S. W., is well protected from the sea, and of sufficient depth for vessels of over 300 tons. A substantial wharf has been constructed here for the accommodation of the shipping. This port, in early times, was the rival of New Haven, and the centre of an important foreign trade.

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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