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Prescott, Massachusetts

Hampshire county. The surface of this town is rough and hilly. The principal manufacture consists of palm-leaf hats, of which about 50,000 are annually made. The soil is better for grazing than tillage. Prescott lies 76 miles W. from Boston and 16 N.E. from Northampton. Taken from Pelham in 1822. Population, 1837, 788.


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