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Templeton, Massachusetts

Worcester county. Several streams, affording good mill seats, water this town, and pass to the Connecticut, by Miller's and Chickopee rivers. The surface of the town is uneven, but not mountainous; the elevated parts afford good pasturage, and the valleys, excellent crops of grain and hay. The manufactures consist of woolen goods, boots, shoes, leather, iron castings, shovels, hoes, spades, forks, palm-leaf hats, chairs, carriages, and cabinet, tin and wooden wares: value, the year ending April 1, 1837, $145,400. The village is very plesantly located, and presents some beautiful landscapes.

This town lies 60 miles W.N.W. from Boston and 26 N.N.W. from Worcester. Incorporated in 1762. Population, 1837, 1,690.

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