I. A S. W. county of Texas, intersected by the Guadalupe river; area, 1,400 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 1,536, of whom 101 were colored. Two thirds of the surface is covered with timber, and the remainder is prairie. It is one of the best counties for sheep raising in the state. The chief productions in 1870 were 51,245 bushels of Indian corn, 8,781 lbs. of wool, 26,458 of butter, and 381 tons of hay. There were 1,345 horses, 2,337 milch cows, 10,074 other cattle, 4,293 sheep, and 1,734 swine. Capital, Boerne. II. A N. E. county of Illinois, drained by Fox river and the sources of the Au Sable; area, 324 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 12,399. It has an undulating surface, diversified by woodland and prairie. The soil is uniformly fertile. The Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy railroad passes through it, and the Chicago, Rock Island, and Pacific touches the S. E. corner. The chief productions in 1870 were 91,930 bushels of wheat, 681,267 of Indian corn, 468,890 of oats, 79,365 of potatoes, 39,884 lbs. of wool, 386,050 of butter, and 23,740 tons of hay. There were 7,275 horses, 5,988 milch cows, 8,835 other cattle, 12,236 sheep, and 14,892 swine; 12 manufactories of agricultural implements, 9 of carriages, 1 of printing paper, 5 flour mills, and 1 tannery.

Capital, Oswego.