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* The following account of the number of inhabitants in the city of - - New

and fort Griswold, the one in New-London, the other in Groton. Á confiderable part of the town was burnt by the infamous Benedićt Arnold, in 1781. It has since teen rebuilt. No R w och (city) stands at the head of Thames river, 12 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 fituation 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 negle&tful of the advantages which nature has so liberally given thein. They manufacture paper of all kinds, stockings;

New-Haven, and their different ages, together with the number of buildings of different kinds, is the result of an accurate enumeration, September 20th, 1787. As it may furnish sufficient date from which, at any future enumeration, several valuable and instructive calculations may be made;

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Females 1694 || In 1724 there were 163 buildings of all kinds, from which we may

conclaide, the number of souls and bilildings has doubled since that time, .

in periods of about twenty years,

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ever, planted his cannon on the high ground by the heeting-house, and retarded their approach by firing several times, until, perceiving the horse (supported by the infantry) about to charge, he ordered the picket

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that they ventured not to follow ; and, before they could gain the valley

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supported by a donation of governor Hopkins. This venerable and be:

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