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Egremont, Massachusetts

Berkshire county. A mountainous township watered by branches of Housatonick river. Incorporated, 1760. 140 miles W. from Boston and 15 S.S.W. from Lenox. Popuation, 1837, 968. The manufactures of Egremont consist of wheat flour, leather, boots, shoes, harnesses, stone, (sawed,) chairs and cabinet ware. Total amount in one year, $29,100. Value of 1,790 fleeces of wool, $2,770.

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