A Brief Topographical and Statistical Manual of the State of New-York: Exhibiting the Situation and Boundaries of the Several Counties the Cities, Towns, Mountains, Lakes, Rivers, Creeks, &c. in Each, the Villages and Other Places Within the Limits of Eac

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The following Tables and part of the plan of their arrangement: were originally made for my own use only. The. Reasons and nee cessity for them, being the same to an individual as to the publiclc, will be sufficiently understood, when I shall have explained, in the course of these remaiks, the general use and convenience ofthis Manual. When I had partially executed my original design. Sev eral persons wishing for copies and suggesting the great conve uicuco such a kind of pocket Register or herbal map, as it were, might be to the generality of readers, travellers, and men of busi ness, I enlarged and improved the plan and undertook to collect sufiicient facts to make it full and correct. The time and pains necessary to be spent in doing this, however, ' have been greater than was at first imagined, and the publication has consequently been some time delayed.

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