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Williamsburg, pv. Iredell co. N. C. 157 w of | WILMORE, Pv. Cambria co. Pa.
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(82 SE of J. Wilmot, pi. Merrimack co. N. H
Williamsburg, pv.cap. or Covington co. Miss. WiLMURT, tp. Herkimer co. N.Y
Williamsburg, pv. Mason co. Ky. 90 ENE of F. Herkimer.
Williamsburg, pv. cap. of Whitley co. Ky. on Wilna, pl. Jefferson co. N.Y. on BI
Cumberland river.

(Cincinnati. Wilua, pv. Houston co. Ga. 60 SW O Williamsburg, pl. Clermont co. O. 28 E of Wilson, pl. Piscaiaquis co. Me. Williamsburg, pv. Wayne co. Ind. 73 E of Is. Wilson, pi. Niagara co. N.Y. 10 NW Williamsburg, pv. Callaway co. Mo. 37 NNE WILSONVILLE, pv. Bath co. Va. 198 of Jefferson City.

(xw of Cs. Wilsonville, pv. Lincoln co. N. C.
WILLIAMS CENTRE, pv. Williams co. 0. 170 of Raleigh.
WILLIAMS COLLEGE GRANT, tp. Aroostook co. Wilsonville, pv. Shelby co. Ala.
Me.

[of Cs. Wilsonville, pv. Spencer co. Ky
WILLIAMSFIELD, pt. Ashtabula co. 0. 200 NE WILTON, pt. Franklin co. Me. 38
WILLIAMsox, pt. Wayne co. N. Y. on Lake Wilton, pi. Hillsborough co. N. H.4
Ontario, 200 wxw of Albany.

Wilton, pr. Fairfield co. Conn. 74 sy
WILLIAMSPORT, boro', cap. l. coming co. Pa. Wiltou, pt. Saratoga co. N.Y. 43 N O

160 xw of Philadelphia. Liomac r. Wilton, pv. Granville co. N. C. 34 N
Williamspori, pv. Washington co. Md. on Po- WINCHENDOX, pt. Worcester co.
Williamsport, pv. Hardy co. Va. 180 nw of R. www of Bostou.
Williamspori, pv. Maury co, Tenn. 45 ssw WINCHESTER, pt. Cheshire co. N.H.
Williamsport, v. Columbiana co. O. (of Ne. Winchester, pt. Litchfield co. Conn. 24
Williamspori, pv. Pickaway co. 0.35 8 Cs. Winchester, Va. See GAZETTEER.
Williamsport, pv. cap. of Warren co. Ind. on Winchester, pv. cap. of Wayne co.
the Wabash.

[Tuscaloosa. Chickasawha r. 150 ESE of J., (918. 90 WILLIAMSTON, pv. Barbour co. Ala. 186 se or Winchester, pv. cap. of Franklin cey. 116 WILLIAMSTOWN, pt. Orange co.Vi. 11 se Mtr. Winchester, pv.cap. Clarke cn. Ky. 4 cut t. Williamstown, pl. Berkshire co. Mass. on Winchester, ip. Adams co. O.

Mas. Hoosick river. It is the seat of Williams Winchester, pv. Guernsey co. 0.87 Mass. College.

(Oswego. Winchester, pv. cap. of Randolph corkshire Williamstown, pt. Oswego co. N.Y. 28 E of ENE of Indianapolis.

of B. Williamstown, pv. Lancaster co. Pa. 50 ESE Winchester, pv. cap. of Scott co. III of Harrisburg

(on Roanoke r. Winchester, pv. Clarke co. Mo. 165 Williamstown, pv. cap. of Martin co.N.C. Winchester, pv. Van Buren co. Iowa Williamstown, pv. cap. of Grant co. Ky. 50 WINCHESTER CENTRE, Py. Litchfield cask B. NNE of Frankfort.

(Indianapolis. 30 xw of Hartford. Williamstown, pv. Decatur co. Ind. 55 SE of WINDHAM, pl. Cumberland co. Me. 5tPhila. WILLIAMSVILLE, pv. Windham co.Vi. 120 s of Windham, pt. Rockingham co. N.H. 4 Montpelier.

Windham, pl. Windham co. Vt. 104 s Williamsville, pv. Erie co. N.Y. 278 w of Al. Windham, pt. Windham co. Conn. 31 Amon r. Williamsville, pv. Kent co. Del. 22 ssw Dover. Windham, pt. Greene co. N.Y. 45 swWheelWilliamsville, pv. Person co.N.C.60 nxw Rh. Windham, pr. Bradford co. Pa. 162 x umbus. WILLIMANSET, pv. Hampden co. Mass. on Windham, ip. Luzerne co. Pa. 25 1065

Connecticut r. [r. to form the Shelucket. Wilkesbarre. WILLIMANTIC r. Conn. unites with Natchaug Windharn, pt. Portage co. 0. 160 NE n. 40 Willimantic, pv. Windham co. Conn. 28 E HD. WINDHAM CENTRE, pv. Greene co. N WILLINGBOROUGH, Ip. Burlington co. N. J. 7 sw of Albany Nw of Mount Holly.

WINDSOR, pl. Kennebec co. Me. 10 E mon r. WilliNGTON, tp. Piscataquis co. Me. Windsor, tp. Hillsborough co. N.H. Willington, pt. Tolland co. Conn. 28 w of Hd. Windsor, pv. cap. of Windsor co. Vt.o Willington, pv. Abbeville dist. S. C. 100 w Ca. Windsor, pt. Berkshire co. Mass. 123 of Cs. WILLISTON, pt. Chittenden co. Vt. 32 nxw Windsor, pt. Hartford co. Conn. 7 NO of Montpelier.

Windsor, pt. Broome co. N.Y. on Suso nw of Williston, pv. Barnwell dist. S. C. 98 ssw Ca. Windsor, ip. Berks co. Pa. on Schuyle of B. Williston, pv. Callaway co. Ky. 265 wsw F. Windsor, pt. York co. Pa. 42 s or H. Mass. 49 Willistowx, tp. Chesier co. Pa.20 nw Phila. Windsor, pv. cap. Bertie co.N.C. 100 WILLOUGHBY, pv. Lake co. 0. 164 NNE of Cs. Windsor, pv. Walton co. Ga. 70 NNW of Phila. WILLOW Grove, pv. Monig.co. Pa. 13 N Phila. Windsor, pt. Ashtabula co. O. 126 NE Pa. 26 w WILLSBOROUGH, pt. Essex co. N.Y. 15 NE of Windsor, pt. Lawrence co. 0. 110 ss. co. N. A. Willsborough, ip. Tioga co. Pa. (Elizabeth. Windsor, pv. Randolph co. Ind. 71 E: WILLS, tp. Guernsey co. O.

Windsor, pv. Bureau co. III. 120 x orpa. 152 N WILLSHIRE, pl.Van Wert co. O. 130 wxw Cs. WINDSOR Locks, pv. Hartford co. WILMINGTON, pt. Windham co. Vt. 17 E of x of Hartford. Bennington.

(of B. WINESBURG, pv. Holmes co. O. 105 AD SE of B. Wilmington, pt. Middlesex co. Mass. JÔ NNW WINFIELD, pt. Herkimer co. N.Y. 76 Wilmington, pt. Essex co. N.Y. on Saranacr. WINGVILLE, pv. Grant co. Wis. 67 W Wilmington, Del. See GAZETTEER. WINHALL, pt. Bennington co. VI. 97 ann. 4 s Hd Wilmington, pv. Fluvanna co. Va.58 WXwR. WINNEDAGO, lake, Wis. 24 m. long, 19. on TonWilmington, N.C. See GAZETTEER. WINNEMAC, pv. cap. of Pulaski co, 11 (ning r. **Pilmington, pv. M'Cracken co. Ky. (of Ce. of Indianapolis.

ington, pv. cap. of Clinton co. 0. 72 sw WINNICUT r. N.H. a tributary of Pis Weston, ny i boru co. Ind. 84 se of Is. the cliuyixill, ll co. III. 152 XE of Sd.

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Winslow, pv. Gloucester co. N.J. 54 s of Tn. flows into Providence Cove.
Winslow, pv. Pike co. Ind. 146 ssw of Is. Wood cr. N.Y. Aows into Oneida Lake.
WINTERSVILLE, pv. Jef.co. O. 134 ENE of Cs Wood cr. Washington co. N.Y. flows into L.
WINTHROP, pt. Kemebec co. Me. 10 w of A. Champlain.

(of Al. W NTON, pv. cap. of Hertford co. N. C. on WOODBOURNE, pv. Sullivanco. N.Y. 103 sw Chowan river.

Woodbourne, pv. Knox co, Tenn. 200 E of Ne. W.OTA, pv. Iowa co. Wis. 75 x of Madison. WOODBRIDGE, tp. New Haven co. Conn. 6 nw W Re Town,pv. Monmouth co. N.J. 50 e Tn. of New Haven. WRT, tp. Alleghany co. N.Y.

Woodbridge, pt. Middlesex co. N.J.43 NE Tn. W SCASSET, Me. See GAZETTEER.

Woodbridge, ip. Hillsdale co. Mich. WisconISCO, ip. Dauphin co. Pa.

WOODBURY, pv. Macoupi.. co. III. 63 s of Sd.

WOODBURY, Pt. Litchfield co. Conn. 50 w Hd. WISCONSIN, State of. An aet was passed Woonbury, v. Queen's co. N.Y.oslong I. the last session of Congress providing for the Woodbury, pv. cap. Glu'ster cu. N. nission of Wisconsin into the Union as a of Trenton. sovereign state, with the following bounda: Woodbury, pt. Bedford co. Pa. 113 w ornese Ves-Beginning at the north-east corner of Woodbury, ip. Huntingdon co. Pa. (se of Ne. he state of Illinois-That is to say, at a point Woodbury, pv. cap. of Cannon co. Tenn. 54 unthe centre of Lake Michigan where the line Woodbury, pv. Wood co. O. 104 xnw of Cs. i 42° 30' x Lat. crosses the same; thence, Woodbury, pv. Madison co. Ind. 22 NE of Is. running with the boundary line of the state Woodbury, pv. Coles co. III. 105 ESE of Sd. of Michigan, through Lake Michigan, Green Woodcock, pt. Crawford co. Pa. 213 xw H. Bly, to the mouth of the Menomonie river; WOODFORD, pt. Bennington co. Vt. 120 : Mır. ilence up the channel of said river to the Woodford, pv. Woodford co. III. on MackiBrulé river; thence up said last mentioned naw river. river to Lake Brulé; thence along the south- WOODHULL, pt. Steuben co. N.Y. 20 w of Al en shore of Lake Brule in a direct line to the Woodhull, ip. Shiawassee co. Mich. centre of the channel between Middle and WOODLAND, pv. Hamilton co. Flor. Sath islands, in the Lake of the Desert; Woodland, pv. East Feliciana par. La. 120 thence in a direct line to the head waters of xw of New Orleans. the Montreal river, as marked upon the survey Woodlawn, pv. Lincoln co. N. C. 173 w Rh. made by Captain Cramm; thence down the Woodlawn, pv. Edgefield dist. S. C. 98 w Ca. miin channel of the Montreal river to the WOODSBOROUGH, pv. Frederick co. Md. 85 ididdle of Lake Superior; thence through the Nw of Annapolis.

(E of Cs. entre of Lake Superior to the mouth of the WOODSFIELD, pv. cap. of Monroe co. 0. 117 & louis river; thence up the main channel Wood's HOLE, pv. Barnstable co. Mass. $0 $

said river to the first rapids in the same, of Boston.
ve the Indian village, aecording to Nicol. WOODSONVILLE, pv. Hart co. Ky.on Greener.

map; thence due south to the main Woodstock, pt. Oxford co. Me. 50 w of A. b.auch of the river St. Croix; thence down Woodstvek, pr. Grafton co. N. H. 57 n or ca. Coy the main channel of said river to the Missis- Woodstock, pv. cap. of Windsor co. Vt. 50 g sippi; thence down the centre of the rain of Montpelier.

(Hartford. channel of that river to the north-west cor. Woodstock, pl. Windham on, Coun: 43 ENE of Wir ner of the state of Illinois; thence due east Woodstock, pt. Ulster co. N.Y. 70 8 of Al.

with the northern boundary of the state of Woodstock, pv. Anne Arundel co. Md. 50 NW * Illinois to the place of beginning.

of Annapolis. (on N. Fork of Shenandonnr. Wisconsin comprises a portion of a rich Woodstock, pv. cap. of Shenandoah co. Va. Wux mineral region which extends into Illinois Woodstock, pv. Cherokee co. Ga. on Little r.

and lowa. Lead ore is abundant; copper Woodstock, pv. Champaign co. 0.37 nw Cs. WC curs in considerable quantities. Antimony Woodstock, pt. Lenawee co. Mich. 73 wsw o is said to have been recently discovered in of Detroit. Lan great abundance, near Helena, in Buchanan WOODSTOWN, pv. Salem co. N. J. 53 s of Tn, county.

WOODSVILLE, pv. Middlesex co. Mass.

Woodsville, pv. Mercer co. N. J. 13 n of Tn. WISEXBURG, pv. Lehigh co. Pa.

WOODVILLE, pv. Litchfield co. Conn. 40 w *** WISSA HICKON cr. a small stream falling into Hartford.

[Albany. che Schuylkill 6 m. above Philadelphia, no Woodville, pv. Jefferson co. N.Y. 170 NW of ted for the wild and picturesque scenery Woodville, pv. Rappahannock co. Va 118 along its banks. for Cs. w of Richmond.

(of Rh. WITRAMSVILLE, pv. Clermont co. 0. 128 sw Woodville, pv. Perquimans co. V.C. 203 ENE WOBURN, pl. Muddlesex co. Mass. 10 nw of B. Woodville, pv. Abbeville disi S ( 93 w Ca. VOLCOTT, pt. Lamoille co. VI. 23 N of Mır. Woodville, py. Greene co Ga 53 N of M.

Voleoul, pl. New Haven co. Conn. 51. of Hd. Wirodvilie, pv. Jackson en Ala. 103 Ne of T. Win Volcott, pt. Wayne co N.Y. on L Ontario. Woodville, pv. cap. oi Wilkinson co Miss.

VOLCOTTSVILLE, py. Litchfield co. Conn. 26 135 sw of Jack
W of Hartford.

Woodville, pe Sandusky co. () • Portager, 113 Volf, ip. Lycoming co. Pa. (Mercer. Woodville: pv. Jackson co: Ind 74 s of ls.

VOLF CREEK, tp. Mereer co. Pa 10 de of Woodville, pv. Huneuek ro. III. 106 PTW Sd. VOLEYBOROUGH, pl. Carroll co. X. FL 40 W Woodville, pv. Muon Co. MO. 90 x Jet City of Concord.

(Wxw of Rh. WowDWARDVILLE, pv. Murengo co. Ala. 104 VOLESVILLE, pv. Mecklenburg co. V. C. 178 * D Tusculoosa VOLVERTON, Pv. M Minn co. Tem 155 Es WOOLWICHI, pt. Lancoln co. Me 35 8 Of A of Naslıville.

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15 XNw or Providence. [Cleveland. YUNKERS, pt. Westchester co. N.Y.
WOOTER, pv. cap. of Wayne co. O. 50 s of Son river.
WORCESTER, pt. Washington co. VI. 8x Mir. YORK T. Me. flows into the Atlantic by a bun
Worcester, Mass. See GAZETTIER.

York r. Va. See GAZETTEKR.
Worcester, pv. Otsego co. N.Y. 57 sw of Al. York, Me. See GAZETTEER.
Worcester, pt. Montgomery co. Pa. 90 % of H. York, pt. Livingston co. N.Y. 238 w of AL
Worcester, pv. M'Donough co. III. 98 Nw Sd. York, Pa. See GAZETTEER.
WORTHINGTON, pt. Hampshire co. Mass. 17 York, ip. York co. Pa. 5 sw of York,
WNW of Northampton.

York, pv. Fayette co. Ga. 87 WNW M. Worthington, pv. Armstrong co. Pa. 190 w H. York, ip. Athens co. O. on Hockhocking r. Worthington, pv. Mohlenburg Co Ky, 172 York, tp. Belmont co. O. on Ohio r. sw of Frankfort.

York, ip. Morgan co. O. Worthing, pv. Franklin co. 0.9 x of Os. York, tp. Sandusky co. O. Warreun, ip. Richland co. O.

York, pk. Washiena co. Mich. 46 w of D. 1*WM, pi. Norfolk co, Mass. 32 ssw B. York, ip. Switzerland co. Ind. WKIGHTSBOROUGH, pv. Columbia co. Ga. 95 York, pv. Clarke co. III. on Wabash r. ENE of Milledgeville.

YORK HAVEN, pv. York co. Pu, on Susqa. T. WRIGHTSTOWN, pl. Bucks co. Pa. 94 Phila. YORKSHIRE, Pt. Cattaraugus eo. N.Y.on Care Wrightstown, pv. Burlington co. N. J. 23 taraugus creek.

16 of Ft of Trenton.

(quehauna r. YoRK SULPHUR SPRINGS, pv. Adams co. .. WBIGHTSVILLE, borough, York co Pa. on Sus- YORKTOWN, pl. Westchester eo. N.Y.oa Cn. Wrightsville, py. Roane co. Tenn. 154 x Ne. ton river FUTEBOROUGH, pv. Sullivan co. N.Y. 97 sw Yorktown, Va. See GAZETTEER. of Albany

Yorktown, pv. Delaware co. Ind. 50 nr af WYALUSING er. Pa. flows into Susquehanna r. YORKVILLE, V. New York co. N.Y. 5 x al Wyalusing, pt. Bradford co. Pa. on Wyala the City Hall.

(or C Bing creek

(hatchee r. Yorkville, pv. cap. of York dist. S. C. 901 Wyatt, pv. la Fayette eo. Miss. on Talla- Yorkville, pv. Pickens co. Alu. 68 waw of L Wy8r. Md. rans between Talbot and Queen Yorkville, pv. Gibson co. Tenn. 143 w of Ne.

Anne counties into Chesapeake Bay. Yorkville, pv. Racine co. Wis. 96 Ese of Me WYKERTOWX, pv. Sussex co N. J. 80 x Tn. dison. WYNANT'S KILL, pv. Rensselaer co. N. Y. 10 YOUGHIOGNENT, yoh ho-gå'ne, a r. what E of Albany,

rises in Preston co. Va., and flowing through WYOMING, pv. Wyoming co. N.Y. 248 w Al. Md. into Pa., falls into the Monongabel Wyoming, pv. Luzerne co. Pa. on Susqa. r. 18 m. sx of Pittsburg. It is navigable

to the Wyoming, pv. Dinwiddie co. Va. 60 s of R. Ohiopyle falls, 30 m. from its mouth. Wyoming, pv. Stark co. III. 100 x of Sd. this obstruction the river has a perpendic Wyoming, pv. Wayne co. lowa.

lar descent of 20 feet. Wysox, pt. Bradford co. Pa. 136 N of H. Young, tp. Indiana co. Pa. WYTHEVILLE, pv. Wythe co. Va. 248 w of R. Young, ip.Jefferson co. Pa.

YOUNGESVILLE, pv. Fairfield dist. S. C. 40 XALISCO. See JALISCO.

YOUNGSTOWN, pt. Niagara co. N.Y. on Ni XENIA, pv. cap. of Greene co. O. 60 wsw Cs.

(150 w of H

Youngstown, borough, Westmoreland co. Pa YADKIN r. N. C. See GAZETTEER.

Youngstown, pt. Trumbull co. O. 177 XE Cs YAQUI, or HIAQUI, yah-kee', a r. of Mexico, YOUNGSVILLE, pv. Warren co. Pa. 218 xwH

which falls into the Gulf of California near | Youngsville, pv. Tallapoosa co. Ala. 140 mm the 28th parallel of n Lat. and the 110th of Tuscaloosa.

(134 of H meridian or w Lon.

(nw of Rh. Young WomaxBTOWN, pv. Clinton co. Pa YANCEYVILLE, pv. cap. of Caswell.co.N.C. 87 Youta. See UTAN. YANKEE SPRINGs, pl. Barry

eo. Mich. 150 w YPSILANTI, pv. Washtenaw co. Mich. 30 w YANTIC r. Conn. Hows into the Thames. [D. YARDLEYVILLE, pv. Bucks co. Pa, on the De- ZACATULA, sac-d-looʻlă, a r. of Mexico, fali laware

(Boston ing into the Pacific about 18° N lat, ami YARMOUTH, pt. Barnstable co. Mass. 78 se or 102. 25 w Lon. Also, a liule town at the YAU MOUTH PORT, pv. Barnstable co. Mass. mouth of the above. 77 SE U Boston.

ZACATECAS, sah-ka-lâ'kas, a state in the cer YATES, pt. Orleans co. N.Y. 12 y of Albion. tral part of Mexico, immediately s of C Yazoo r. Miss. formed by the junction of huila. Area 20,000 sq. m. Pop. 275,00€

Tallahatchee and Yalabusha, flows into the Zacatecas, the capital of the above, 3 Mississippi river.

about 9,000 ft. higher than the sea, and he YAZOO CITY, pv. Yazoo co. Miss. on Yazoo r. a population of 25,000. (B.) YELLOW Ce: pr. Chariton co. Mo. 110 NW of ZANESFIELD, py, Logan co. O. 64 xw of Cs. Jefferson City,

ZANESVILLE, O. See GAZETTEER. YELLOW or CHYSTER SPRINGS, v. Chester co. Zanesville, pv. Montg. co. III. 38 # of St. Pa. 30 www of Philadelphia,

ZEBULOR, pv. cap. of Pike co. Ga. 77 W M. YELLOW SPRINGs, pv. Greene co. 0.52 sw Cs. Zebulon, pv. Pike co. Ark. 136 sw of Lin YELLOW WATER I Ala and Flor, flows into Rock. an arm of Pensacola Bay.

ZELIEXOPLE, pv. Butler co. Pa. 224 w of 21. YELLVILLE, pv. cap. of Marion co. Ark. 180 ZENAS, pv. Jennings co. Ind. 62 % of Is. N of Little Rock

Zx, pv. Iredell co. N. C. 155 w of Rh. YELVINGTON, pv. Davions co. Ky. 156 w or F. ZOAK, pv. Tuscarawas.co. O. on Tuscari YERBA Brera, yer'bă bwa'nă, a small 1. of

(ssk of RA California, on San Francisco Bay.

ZOAK BRIDGs, pv. New Haven co. Conn,

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From Professor Hart.

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Principal of the Academical Department of the

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