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Berkshire, Vermont, USA - 1839 - Berkshire
Franklin county. Elihu M. Royce, son of Stephen Royce, was the first child born in this town. That event occurred in 1793. On Missisque and Trout rivers, which water this town, is some fine intervale land. Pike river from Canada affords Berkshire a great water power. This town lies 50 miles N.W. from Montpelier, 22 N.E. by E. from St. Albans, and 31 N.E. by N. from Burlington. Population, 1830, 1,308. About 3,000 sheep.
The New England Gazetteer containing descriptions of all the states, counties and towns in New England: also descriptions of the principal mountains, rivers lakes, capes, bays, harbors, islands and fashionable resorts within that territory. Alphabetically arranged. By John Hayward, author of the Columbian Traveller, Religious Creeds, &c. &c. Boston: John Hayward. Boyd & White, Concord, N.H. 1839
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