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Westhampton, Massachusetts

Hampshire county. This township is rough but the soil is generally good, particularly for grazing. There is a valuable lead mine in the town; about 1,000 merino sheep are kept, and some hats and leather are manufactured. It lies 8 miles W. by S. from Northampton. Incorporated, 1772. Population, 1837, 818.

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