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Dutchess County, NY

Dutchess County, New York, 1857
DUTCHESS COUNTY, situated on the easterly boundary of New York, with Hudson river on the west. Area, 340 square miles. Face of the country diversified with valleys, hills, and mountains; soil rich and well cultivated. Seat of justice, Poughkeepsie. Pop. in 1810, 41,141; in 1820, 46,615; in 1830, 50,926; in 1840, 52,398; in 1850, 58,992. (Fanning's, 1853)

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