Excerpt from Geographical and Historical Poem on Vermont Vermont. Vermont, situation in rthern degree, Reaches just forty-five from below forty-three;Its longitude eastward geographers fix, From Washington measured between three and six. Dominion of Canada on the rth is the bound, On the south the Bay State, Massachusetts, is found;New York on the west with a lake may be seen, New Hampshire is east with a river between. Vermont, rth and south, unless Thompson is wrong, Is nearly a hundred and sixty miles long;On Canada line it is ninety miles wide, To cross the south end forty-one you must ride. Ten thousand square miles do its limits contain, Of mountains and valleys with much of Champlain;Tho' portions of soil in this number embraced, Are rocky and barren or trackless and waste. The people are three hundred forty-two thousand or more, And count at each census still more than before;For every square mile four and thirty there are, And emigrants westward by thousands repair. Well named, the Green Mountains in robes evergreen, A range through the length of the State may be seen;From the south to the rth the Green Mountains run high, And branch near the center in form of a Y. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.