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Derby, Vermont

Orleans county. First settled 1795. It is bounded on the N. by Lower Canada, and on the W. by Memphremagog lake. Clyde river, the outlet of Salem pond, affords it a good water power. This town is very pleasant, level, and fertile;—it has some manufactures;—the farmers are industrious and rear a large number of sheep. Derby is 50 miles N.N.E. from Montpelier and 15 N.N.E. from Irasburgh. Population, 1830, 1,469.


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