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Rensselaer County, NY

Rensselaer County, New York, 1857
RENSSELAER COUNTY, situated on the east boundary of New York, with Hudson river on the west. Area, 626 square miles. Face of the country, hilly; soil, productive. Seat of justice, Troy. Pop. in 1810, 36,309; in 1820, 40,153; in 1830, 49,472; in 1840, 60,239; in 1850, 73,361. (Fanning's, 1853)


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