New Braintree, Massachusetts
Worcester county. Ware river and other streams water this town, and afford it good mill privileges. The soil of the town is good, particularly for grazing: it has become celebrated for its good farmers, and for its excellent beef cattle, butter and cheese. There is a cotton mill in the town, and manufactures of leather, palm-leaf-hats, &c. It lies 60 miles W. from Boston and 18 W.N.W. from Worcester. Incorporated, 1751. Population, 1837, 780.