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Heath, Massachusetts

Franklin county. A mountainous township good for grazing sheep, of which 2,312 were kept in 1837. There are in Heath some manufactures of leather, boots, shoes and palm-leaf hats. Incorporated, 1785. Population, 1837, 953. It lies 125 miles W.N.W. from Boston and 13 W.N.W. from Greenfield.

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