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China, Maine

Kennebec county. This is a township of excellent land which produced, in 1837, 12,953 bushels of wheat. China is watered by a lake, or "Twelve Mile Pond," a fine miniature of the beautiful Skaneateles, in the state of New York. At the outlet of this pond, into the Kennebec, are excellent mill privileges. On the bank of the pond is a very flourishing village, a steam saw-mill, and an academy. A visit to this place, Albion, Clinton, Dixmont, and the neighboring towns, where wheat is worth a dollar and a half a bushel in the barn, is a good specific against the western fever. A trip from Boston to China and back again may be performed in the same number of hours that it takes to go up either of the canals 100 miles, towards an unseen country. China lies 20 miles N.E. from Augusta, 48 S.W. from Bangor, and 138 from Boston. Population, 1837, 2,641.

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