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Gloucester County New Jersey

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Gloucester, County, Va. Situated in the east part of the state, and contains 280 square miles. Organized in 1652. It has York River on its south west border. Capital, Gloucester Court House. There were in 1840, neat cattle 7,778, sheep 4,914, swine 14,162, wheat 56,325 bush, produced, Indian corn 306,564, barley 2,748, oats 61,775, potatoes 12,767, cotton 8,439 pounds; 20 stores, capital $86,600; 3 tanneries, 17 grist mills, 3 saw mills. Capital in manufactures $27,710. 4 academies, 93 students, 10 schools, 216 scholars. Population, whites 4,412, slaves 5,791, free colored 612; total, 10,715. Complete Descriptive And Statistical Gazetteer Of The United States Of America, By Daniel Haskel, A. M and J. Calvin Smith, Published By Sherman & Smith, 1843, New York.

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Ancient Burial Places in Gloucester<NEW>
Haddon Hall, Old Gloucester County, New Jersey<NEW>
Old Gloucester County Formation and Divisions

Custom House at Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey
Township Book of Great Egg Harbor
Slavery in Old Gloucester, New Jersey
Inn and Tavern Licenses

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