I. A Central County Of Texas

A Central County Of Texas, bordered E. by the Navasoto river and W. by the Brazos, and drained by their branches; area, 840 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 9,990, of whom 4,530 were colored. It has a rolling surface, covered with forest and prairie, and a generally fertile soil, with some very rich bottom lands. It is traversed by the Houston and Texas Central railroad. The chief productions in 1870 were 140,083 bushels of Indian corn, 1,385 lbs. of wool, and 4,833 bales of cotton. There were 897 horses, 1,854 milch cows, 8,648 other cattle, 5,156 sheep, and 7,817 swine. Capital, Calvert.

II. A N. County Of Tennessee

A N. County Of Tennessee, bordering on Kentucky, and drained by tributaries of Cumberland river; area, about 400 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 16,166, of whom 4,813 were colored. It has an uneven surface and a generally fertile soil. The St. Louis and Southeastern railroad passes through it. The chief productions in 1870 were 161,114 bushels of wheat, 559,020 of Indian corn, 149,019 of oats, 19,295 of Irish and 27,455 of sweet potatoes, 2,103,322 lbs. of tobacco, 19,387 of wool, and 155,643 of butter. There were 3,908 horses, 2,461 mules and asses, 3,000 milch cows, 3,290 other cattle, 11,146 sheep, and 29,817 swine; 8 flour mills, 14 saw mills, and 12 distilleries. Capital, Springfield.

III. A N. E. County Of Kentucky

A N. E. County Of Kentucky, bounded N. by Shannon creek and S. W. by Licking river, and drained by several tributaries of the Licking; area, about 175 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 5,399, of whom 257 were colored. The surface is rolling and in some parts hilly; the soil is fertile. The chief productions in 1870 were 9,913 bushels of wheat, 11,176 of rye, 242,426 of Indian corn, 16,667 of oats, 1,648,201 lbs. of tobacco, 84,675 of butter, and 769 tons of hay. There were 1,931 horses, 961 milch cows, 1,213 other cattle, 2,289 sheep, and 5,412 swine. Capital, Mount Olivet.