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Norwich, Massachusetts

Hampshire county. This mountainous town is watered by Westfield river. The soil in many parts is good for grazing, and many sheep are kept here. There is a cotton mill in the town, and manufactures of leather, boots, shoes, axes, and spirits. It lies 108 miles W. from Boston and 12 W. by S. from Northampton. Incorporated, 1773. Population, 1837, 714.

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