Kennebec county. This is a large and flourishing agricultural town, finely watered by a large and beautiful pond. The outlet of this pond into the Androscoggin gives the town a good water power for saw mills and other manufactories.
The villages in Leeds are very neat and pleasant. The soil is fertile and productive. Wheat crop, 1837, 5,421 bushels. Leeds was incorporated in 1802. It lies 30 miles W.S.W. from Augusta.—Population, 1837, 1,743.