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and fort Griswold, the one in New-London, the other in Groton. A considerable part of the town was burnt by the infamous Benedict Arnold, in 1781. It has since been rebuilt.
NORWICH (city) stands at the head of Thames river, i2 or 14 miles north from New-London. It is a commercial city, has a rich and extenfive back country, and avails itself of its natural advantages at the head of navigation. Its situation upon a river which affords a great number of convenient seats for mills and water machines of all kinds, render it very eligible in a manufactural view.
The inhabitants are not neglectful of the advantages which nature has so liberally given them. They manufacture paper of all kinds, stockings,
New Haven, and their different ages, together with the number of builtings of different kinds, is the result of an accurate enumeration, September zoth, 1787. As it may furnish sufficient date from which, at any future cnumeration, several valuable and instructive calculations may be made, it is thought proper to preserve it.
Age No. Age No. Age No. Age No.
co con antw
63 9 4233 21 77 43 .22 57
go Total number of fouls -3339 | Number of Families Seventeen years and under 1636 1
Dwelling-houses 466 Upwards of seventeen 1703
Stores Number of students
Barns and Shops 324 Males
1645 | Total buildings of all kinds 893 Females
1694 In 1724 there were 163 buildings of all kinds, from which we may conclude, the number of souls and buildings has doubled since that time, in periods of about twenty years,