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parliament in his sixteenth or seventeenth year. Yellow Water settlement is in the N.W. part of When only eighteen years of age, he wrote the the county, on the banks of the river of that name. verses on the prince's escape at St. Andero. He Here is a small body of excellent land, very well died in October, 1687, in the eighty-third year of improved for a new country. Cotton and corn are his age. His character as a poet does not rank their principal crops; the pine lands, for six miles very high. His “ Divine Poems," written at the from the river, produce equally well with the river close of his life, indicate, as Dr. Johnson observes, bottoms. Twelve miles S. there is another settlethat his piety was without weakness, and that his ment, commencing on Shoal river; there they have intellectual powers continued strong and vigorous. a siinilar tract of land, founded on the same kind of

WALLIS, John, a celebrated mathematician, soap-stone as on the Alaqua. See Alaqua river." was born at Ashford in Kent, on the 23d November, 66 Near one third of Walton county is good tillable 1616, and was educated at Emanuel College, Cam- upland; the rest is pine barren." Williamson's bridge. About 1640 he took orders, and Florida.

DARBY. elected Fellow of Queen's College, In 1643, he received the living of St. Gabriel in Fenchurch-street, Tactics, and Tactics Naval.

WAR. See BATTLE, CASTREMETATION, MILITARY and in 1649 he was appointed Savilian Professor

WARBURTON, WILLIAM, a celebrated English of Geometry at. Oxford. He was the author of many mathematical, theological, and controversial

prelate, was the son of an attorney at Newark, and

was born December 24, 1698. works and papers in the Philosophical Transactions,

He was articled to the most important of which are his Arithmetic of some time practised his profession in his native

an attorney of East Markham, in 1714, and he for Infinities, and his Mechanics, of which we have

city. His fondness for the church, however, inalready given a sufficient account in our Article MA

duced him to take deacon's orders in 1723, and in THEMATICS, Vol. XII., p. 441-442, and MECHANICS, Vol. XII., p. 582, 583. His mathematical works

consequence of having dedicated his first work, enhave been published by the curators of the univer

titled Miscellaneous Translations in Prose and Verse, sity press of Oxford, in three vols. folio, 1697. He

lu Sir George Sutton, he was presented by that died at Oxford, on the 28th October 1703, in the gentleman, in 1726, to a sinall. Vicarage. By the of his age, leaving behind him a son and

interest of Sir George he was placed in the list of two daughters.

King's Masters of Arts upon his majesty's visit to WALSALL, a market town of England in Staf- Cambridge, in 1728, which made up for his want

of an academical education. By the same kind infordshire, is agreeably situated on an eminence on the Wyrley canal. It consists of twelve large and Broughton in Lincolnshire, where he continued for regularly built streets, the chief of which are formed by the roads from Lichfield, Stafford, Wol- some years in the ardent prosecution of his studies. verhampton, Wednesbury, and Birmingham. The In 1738, he published his great work, entitled,

“ The Divine Legation of Moses demonstrated, or houses are neat and good, but are much blackened by the smoke of its hardware manufactories. The the principles of a Religious Deist, from the omisschurch, dedicated to St. Matthew, is a building of ion of the Doctrine of a future state of Rewards great antiquity, in the form of a cross, with a plain and Punishments.” The second volume appeared

in 1741. but elegant tower surmounted with a spire, rising

In 1738 he became chaplain to the from the north-west aisle of the church. The inte. Prince of Wales. rior is lofty and spacious, and is singularly orna

About this time he published a Defence of Pope's mented. The dissenters of different denominations Essay on Man, and thus became intimately achave places of public worship. The town-hall is quainted with that celebrated poet, who, at his neat and commodious, and there is a good free death in 1740, bequeathed to him half his library, grammar school. There are several iron mines in

and the property of all his writings not otherwise the neighbourhood. The principal manufactures disposed of, which was reckoned about 40001. In are bits, stirrups, spurs, buckles, nails, and almost 1745, he married Miss Tucker, the niece of Mr.

Allen, to whom he had been introduced by Pope, every variety of hardware. From its situation on the Wyrley and Essington canal, Walsall has the and he then succeeded to the splendid seat of advantages of an extensive inland navigation. In Prior Park.

In 1753, he was made prebend of Gloucester, 1821, the population of this parish was 2381 houses, 2488 families, 1829 ditto employed in trade, and in 1754, chaplain in ordinary to the king. In and the total number of inhabitants 11,914. See The 1754, he became prebend of Durham, in 1757, Beauties of England and Wales, Vol. XIII. p. 835.

dean of Bristol, and in 1759, bishop of Gloucester.

In 1765, there appeared the 4th edition of the 2d WALTON, county of Florida, bounded by Choc- part of his Divine Legation, forming the 3d, 4th, tawhatchee Bay, or Gulf of Mexico, S.; by Escam- and 5th volumes of that work. In 1768, he transbia county in Florida W.; by Covington and Dale ferred 500l. to trustees for a lecture at Lincoln's counties in Alabama N., and by Choctauhatchee Inn to prove the truth of Christianity from the river, separating it from Jackson E. Length along prophecies in the New Testament respecting the the Alabama line 52 miles, mean width 30, and Christian church. The death of his only son, who area 1560 square miles. Extending in latitude died of consumption in the 19th year of his age, from 30° 22' to 31 N.; and in longitude from 9° to made a deep impression on his mind, and he died 9° 52' W. from W. C. The general declivity is to at Gloucester, on the 7th June, 1779, in the 81st the southward, and drained by Yellow Water and year of his age. His writings were published in Choctauhatchee rivers. Chief town Alaque. “ The 1788, in 7 vols. 4to., by Bishop Hurd, with an ac

count of his life, writings, and character. “ He 6°6'. Declivity southeastward. The north side was a man of vigorous faculties, as Dr. Johnson is drained by the numerous sources of the Santilla has stated, and a mind fond of retirement. His river. The central and southern sections are drained abilities gave him a haughty consequence which he by the tributaries of St. Mary's river. The latter disdained to correct, and his impatience of oppo stream has its higher sources in that tract vaguely sition disposed him to treat his adversaries with called the Okefinoke swamp, which occupies the contemptuous superiority.”

southern part of Ware county. The various WARD, SETH, D.D., Bishop of Salisbury, an branches oozing from this extended flat unite at or eminent mathematician, was born at Buntingford very near the line between Georgia and Florida, in Hertfordshire, in 1617. In. 1632, he entered flows thence southward about twenty miles, curves Sydney College, Cambridge; and on the expulsion rapidly E., and thence northeast, and still winding of Mr. Greaves, the Savilian professor of astro assumes nearly a northern course of forty miles. nomy at Oxford, he was elected to that chair. In The point on the Florida boundary which separates 1654, he was chosen president of Trinity College, Ware from Camden county is at the head of the a situation which he was obliged to resign at the great bend of St. Mary's river. The surface of restoration. As a compensation, however, for his Ware county is flat in the valley of St. Mary's, and loss, he was appointed, in 1660, to the rectory of level in that of St. Illa. Much of the soil is proSt. Lawrence Jewry. In 1661, he became F.R.S. ductive, but exposed to submersion in spring and and dean of Exeter, and in 1662 he became bishop early summer. Chief town Waresborough. Popuof Exeter. In 1667 he was translated to the see of lation in 1830, 1205.

DARBY. Salisbury, and in 1671 he was made chancellor of the order of the garter. After 1660, when he had

WAREHAM, a borough of England, in Dorsetbeen imperfectly cured of a fever, both his intel- shire, is situated in a peninsula formed by the lectual and bodily strength declined, and he closed

rivers Frome and Biddle, near their confluence a melancholy life in January 1699, in the 72d year with the waters of Poole harbour. The Frome is of his age. His astronomical works, by which he crossed by an elegant stone bridge of six arches. is principally known, were, 1. De Cometis, 4to.,

The town, which is regularly built, consists of 1653. 2d. In Ism. Bullialdi Astronomia Inquisitio, four large and wide streets intersecting each other 4to., 1653. 3. Idea Trigonometriæ Demonstrata,

at right angles. The houses are well built and 4to., 1654. 4. Astronomia Geometrica, 8vo.,

handsome, and the whole are surrounded with a 1656. In the 3d part of this last work he proposes large earthen rampart. Wareham had once eight what is called Ward's Circular Hypothesis, by churches, but there are now only

, three, viz. which he approximated to the true place of a

St. Mary's, St. Martin's church, and Trinity planet, by supposing that though the motion is church. St. Mary's is a lofty building with a very really elliptical, yet the angular velocity may be handsome tower. The present town hall and considered as an uniform circular motion round school houses were erected on the site of St. Peter's the focus of the ellipsis next the aphelion. A cor

church. The chief business of the place consists rection was afterwards applied to this approxi- in the digging of pipe clay from clay pits round mation by Bullialdus.

the town, and nearly 10,000 tons are annually WARE, a town of England, in Hertfordshire, is shipped for London, Hull, Liverpool, Bristol, and situated on low ground, on the west side of the Glasgow, for the supply of various potteries

. river Lea. It consists of four streets, the principal There is here a free school, a charity school, and one of which is nearly a mile long. The houses are

alıns-houses. A small trade is also carried on in generally neat and well built.° The church of stockings, coals, and iron, and in raising vegeSt. Mary's, which is a spacious edifice, consists of tables, great quantities of which are sent by water a nave, chancel, and aisles. It contains numerous

to Poole and Portsmouth. Hops grow wild in the sepulchral monuments, and some very ancient slabs, hedges. Wareham sends two members to parliathe brasses of most of which have been carried off.

ment, who are chosen by 500 voters. Population There is here a school and several alms-houses. of the borough in 1821, 395 houses, 433 families, One of the objects of curiosity at Ware is the

250 ditto engaged in trade, and the number of large bed, which is said still to be seen at one

inhabitants 1931. of the inns A considerable trade. is carried on in

WARING, EDWARD, M.D., an eminent English the export of malt and corn, and in importing mathematician, was born in Shropshire, in 1734, coals and groceries by means of the river. Some and educated at Magdalen College, Cambridge, remains of the ancient priories of the Benedictines,

where he took his first degree in 1757, and was and of the Franciscan friars are still to be seen

considered as a prodigy in the sciences. At the adjoining the church. Population of the parish in age of 25, in 1789, he was elected Lucasian pro1821, 670 houses, 700 families, 252 ditto in trade, fessor of mathematics, and in 1762 he published and total number of inhabitants 3,844.

his Miscellanea Analytica, which extended his re

putation over Europe. In 1767, he took his degree WARE, county of Georgia, as laid down on of M.D., but he was not successful in practice, Tanner's Map U. S., is bounded by Lowndes W.; which was the less to be regretted, as he possessed Appling N.; Wayne N. E.; Canada E, and S.E.; a liberal patrimony. In 1776, he married, and he and Hamilton county in Florida S. Greatest soon after went to reside on his own estate at length from S. to N. 80 miles, mean breadth 43, Plaisly, about eight miles from Shrewsbury. His and area 3440 square miles. Extending in latitude other works are his Meditationes Algebraicae, 1770, from 30° 20' to 31° 30', and in longitude from 5°9' to his Proprietates Algebraicarum Curvarum, 1772,

P. 325.

and his Meditationes Analyticae, 1773, 1774, 1775, ampton county of Pennsylvania W., and Pike 1776. He published many papers in the Philo. county of Pennsylvania N.W. The form of this sophical Transactions, vol. liii. liv. lv. Ixix. Ixxvi. county approaches that of a triangle, longest line Ixxvii. lxxviii. Ixxix. Ixxxi. and lxxxiv., for which parallel to the general course of the Delaware, 40 he received the Copley medal.

miles, mean breadth 12, and area 480 square miles. WARMINSTER, a large market town of Extending in latitude from 40° 36' to 41° 5' N., England, in Wiltshire, is situated on the river and in longitude from 1° 45' to 2° 8' E. from W.c. Willey, and consists chiefly of five streets, the This county is traversed by the Blue Ridge on chief of which is a mile long, and well paved, and the southeast, and by the Kittatinny on the northcontains many handsome and well built houses. west. The slope of surface along the mountain The principal buildings are the church, a spacious valleys towards the Delaware. A narrow but fine and handsome edifice with a square tower, the border lies between the Kittatinny and Delaware, chapel of St. Lawrence, the town-hall and session. but the body of the county is between the two house, an assembly-room, and four dissenting chains. The surface is comparatively elevated, chapels. There is here a free grammar school, and no farm it contains is less than 200 feet above and several annual benefactions. The manufactures tide water, whilst the upper part, bordering on consist of superfine woollen cloth and malt. Near Sussex, rises to 600 or 700 feet. the town on the Downs is a fine Belgic fortification, The Morris canal from the Delaware traverses called Battlesbury, and about two miles from the the southeastern border of this county. See Canals. town a Roman villa, with a fine tesselated pave By the post list of 1831, beside at Belvidere, the ment, has been discovered. Population of the seat of justice, there were offices at Allamuchy, parish in 1821, 1107 houses, 1202 families, 457 do. Anderson, Asbury, Bloomsturgh, Brotzmansville, in trade, and total inhabitants 5612.

Columbia, Danville, Gravel Hill, Hackettstown,

Harmony, Hope, Johnsonburgh, Knowlton, MansWARM SPRINGS, new county of Arkansas, and field, Marksboro', New Village, and Ramsaysburgh. laid down on Tanner's United States Map. It em

Belvidere, the seat of justice, is situated on the braces the country round the Warm Springs, on the left bank of Delaware, 14 miles above Easton, and higher part of the Washitaw valley, and lies about by post road 54 miles N.N.W. from Trenton, and sixty miles a little S. of W. from Little Rock.

210 miles N.E. from W.C. N. latitude 40° 48', Boundaries uncertain. Chief town Warm Springs. N. long. 1° 50' E. from W.C. Population of


Warren, New Jersey, in 1830, 18,627. WARPING OF LAND. See AGRICULTURE, Vol. I.

WARREN, county of, Pennsylvania, bounded E. by Mackean, S. E. by Jefferson, S. by Venango, W.

by Crawford, N.W. by Erie, N. by Chataque WARREN, county of, New York, bounded by county, New York, and N.E. by Catterangus Saratoga S., Hamilton W., Essex N., and lake county, New York. It lies in form of a paralleloGeorge, separating it from the northern part of gram, 32 miles from E. to W., and 28 from N. to Washington county, E., and by the middle part of S., area 896 square miles. Extending in latitude Washington county S. E. Greatest length in com from 41° 37' to 42° N., and in longitude from mon with Essex, from east to west, 40 miles, mean 2° 3' to 20 43' W. from W. C. Declivity to the breadth 28, and area 1120 square miles. Extend- southward. Alleghany river forms for a few miles ing in latitude from 43° 11' to 43° 46', and in the northeastern boundary, and thence entering, longitude from 2° 40' to 3° 25' E. from W. C. winds over this county into Verango in a southThe face of this county is broken and even moun. western direction, receiving at the borough of tainous. The main or northern branch of the Warren the Conewango, a considerable tributary Hudson enters it by the northern border from from the north wards, and at the Great Bend, five Essex, and pursuing a course of a little E. of S. miles below Warren, Brokenstraw, a large creek traverses the county to the entrance of Sacondago comes in from the westward. Surface broken, and river. Thence the Hudson inflecting first S. E. though yet thinly populated, much of its soil is exand then N. E. to Glenn's Falls, separates the cellent.' Chief town Warren. Population in 1820, southeastern part of Warren from the northeastern 1976, in 1830, 4766. of Saratoga. The northeastern section of Warren WARREN, county of, North Carolina, bounded along lake George, is one congeries of mountains, N.E. by Roanoke river, separating it from North. wild and picturesque. The general declivity is ampton, E. by Halifax, s. and S.W. by Franklin, southward.

W. by Granville, and N. by Mecklenburg county, By the post-office list of 1831, besides al Cald- of Virginia. Length 23, mean width 17, area 391 well, the seat of justice, there were offices at Athol, square miles. Extending in latitude from 36° 7' Bolton, Chestertown, Glenn's Falls, Hague, Johns to 36° 32' N., and in longitude from 0° 56' to burgh, Luzerne, and Thurman.

1° 21' W. from W. C. This county is a table land. Caldwell, the seat of justice, is situated at the A little more than one-third declines to the northhead of lake George, 62 miles N. from Albany, and ward, and is drained into the Roanoke, the southern by post road 439 miles N.N.E. from W. C. N. slip of the valley, which is here only about eight latitude 4.3° 22'. Population in 1820, 9453, and in miles wide. Beyond this narrow inclined plane 1830, 11,796.

rises the extreme sources of Fishing Creek, branch WARREN, county of, New Jersey, bounded of Tar river, draining the central and southern N.E. by Sussex, E. by Morris, S. E. by Hunterdon, part of Warren, and Aowing southeastward until and by Delaware river, separating it from North- between Halifax and Nash counties. Soil of War

ren generally good. Chief town, Warren Town. 39° 37', and in longitude from 6° 55' to 7° 22' W. Population in 1820, 11, 158,

from W.C. The Miami river and canal crosses WARREN, county of, Georgia, bounded N.E. the north western angle of this county, whilst the and E. by Columbia, S. E. and S. by Jefferson, by central parts are traversed by Little Miami. The Great Ogechee. river separating it from Wash course of both rivers, and the slope of the county ington S.W., and Hancock W., and by Wilkes N. being to the southeastward. Surface rolling and Extending in latitude from 33° 7' to 33° 34', and soil excellent. Besides at Lebanon the county seat in longitude from 5° 26' to 5° 52' W. from W. C. there were in 1830 post-offices at Deerfieldsville, Length 28, mean width 20, and area 560 square Edwardsville, Franklin, Hopkinsville, Kirkwood, miles. Declivity of the southern and western part Red Lion, Ridgeville, Rochester, Springboro', to the southeastward, and drained by Great Oge- Twenty Mile Stand, and Waynesville.' Lebanon, chee and Brier creek; the northern part slopes to post village and seat of justice for this county, is wards the N.E., and is drained by some branches situated near the centre of the county, 31 miles of Little river into Savannah river. Chief town is N.E. from Cincinnati, and by post-road 83 miles Warren Town. Population in 1820, 10,630, and in S.W. by W. from Columbus. N. latitude 39° 25', 1830, 10,946.

longitude 7° 12' W. from W. C. WARREN, county of, Tennessee, bounded by WARREN, county of, Indiana, bounded by the Franklin S., Bedford S.W., Rutherford W., Wilson Indian country N.W., Tippacanoe county N.E., N.W., Smith N., White N.E. and E., and Cumber. Wabash river separating it from Fountain S.E., land mountain separating it from Bledsoe S.E. Vermilion county S.W., and Vermilion county of Greatest length 48 miles from the southern to the Illinois, W. Greatest length, as laid down by northern angle, mean breadth 20, and area 960 Tanner, 26, mean breadth 18, and area 468 square square miles. · Extending in latitude from 35° 28' miles. Extending in latitude from 40° 10' 10 to 36° 6', and in longitude from 8° 19' to 9° 4' W. 40° 30' N., and in longitude from 10° 6' to 10° 40' from W. C. Declivity N.E., and commensurate W. from W. C. The slope of this county is to the with the western and largest sections of the valley S.E., towards the Wabash. Williamsport, the of Caney Fork river. Chief town M’Minville. county seat, lies about 30 miles to the N.W. by W. Population in 1820, 10,348, and in 1830, 15,210. from Columbus.

WARREN, county of, Mississippi, bounded N. WARREN, one of the western counties of by Washington, N.E. by Yazoo county, E. by Big Illinois, bounded by Mercer N., Knox E., Fulton Black river separating it from Hind, S.E. and S. S.E., Macdonough S., Hancock S.W., and Misby Big Black river separating it from Claiborne, sissippi river W. This county was formed out of and W. by the Mississippi river separating it from a part of the soldier's bounty lands, between the Concordia parish in Louisiana. Length 40 miles, Illinois and Mississippi rivers, and similar to the mean width 15, and area 600 square miles. Ex- adjacent counties, the outlines are agreeable to the tending in latitude from 32° 3' to 32° 35', and in cardinal points. Breadth from south to north 32 longitude from 13° 42' to 14° 13' W. from W. C. miles, mean breadth 30, and area 960 square miles. The Mississippi river bounding this county on the Extending in latitude from 40° 37' to 41° 4' N., westward receives the Yazoo and Big Black rivers and in longitude from 13° 26' to 14° 6' W. from the N.E.; the general declivity is therefore to from W. C. the S.W. The eastern part is broken into hills, WARREN, county of, Illinois, extends from the which in one or two places reach the Mississippi, Mississippi river over a narrow acclivity, and into forming clay cliffs. Along that great river, how- the valley of Spoon river, branch of Illinois river. ever, the bottoms are liable to submersion; but over The southeastern part is drained by Swan creek, the whole county, where the soil is sufficiently ele- branches into Spoon river, but the greater part of vated to admit cultivation, it is highly fertile. the county has a western declivity towards the Principal staple, cotton. Chief towns Vicksburg Mississippi. and Warren Town. Population in 1820, 2693, and in By a note annexed to its name on the post-office 1830, 7861.

list of 1831, it then, Oct. 1830, contained no postWARREN, county of, Kentucky, bounded by office. The centre, as the outlines are delineated Edmonson N., Barren E., Allen S.E., Simpson S., on Tanner's Map, is about 160 miles northwestLogan W., and Butler N.W. Length from É. to W. ward from Vandalia. 36, mean width 17, and area 612 square miles. WARREN, post village and seat of justice, Extending in latitude from 36° 50' to 37° 11' N., Trumbull county, Ohio, is situated on the Mahoning and in longitude from 9° 2' to 9° 38' W. from W. C. branch of Big Beaver river, 70 miles N.W. from Declivity N.N.W. and traversed in that direction Pittsburgh, 70 N. from Steubenville, and by post by Big Darren river, which unites with Green road 157 miles N.E. by E. from Columbus, and river at the extreme northwestern angle of the 297 miles N.W. by W. from W. C. N. latitude countý. Chief town, Bowling Green. Population 41° 17', longitude 3° 50' W. from W. C. It is a in 1820, 11,776, and in 1830, 10,947. This county thriving village. Population about 500. DARBY. was divided between 1820 and 1830.

WARREN, JOSEPH, a major-general in the AmeWARREN, county of, Ohio, bounded S. by rican army, was born in Roxbury, Massachusetts, Clermont. S.W. by Hamilton, Butler W., Mont. in 1740, and was graduated at Harvard college in gomery N.W., Greene N.E., and Clinton E. 1759. Directing his attention to medical studies, Length 24, mean width 20, and area 480 square he in a few years became one of the most eminent miles. Extending in latitude from 39° 14' to physicians in Boston. But he lived at a period


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when greater objects claimed his attention, than Indiana, bounded by Vanderberg W., Gibson N.W., those which related particularly to his profession. Pike N., Dubois N.E., Spencer E. and S.E., and His country needed his efforts, and his zeal and Ohio river separating it from Henderson county, courage would not permit him to shrink from any Kentucky, S. Length 25, mean breadth 13, and labours or dangers. His eloquence, and his talents area 325 square miles. Extending in latitude from as a writer, were displayed on many occasions, 37° 54' to 38° 15', and in longitude from 10° 4' to from the year in which the stamp act was passed, 10° 33'. The northern boundary of this county is to the commencement of the war. He was a bold on the table land between the vallies of Ohio and politician. While many were wavering with re that of the Patoka branch of Wabash, but the much gard 10 the measures which should be adopted, he greater part of the surface slopes southwardly tocontended that every kind of taxation, whether ex wards the Ohio. The surface is generally hilly, but ternal or internal, was tyranny, and ought imme the soil productive. It is drained by the branches diately to be resisted; and he believed that Ame- of Big Pigeon, Cypress, and Little Pigeon creeks. rica was able to withstand any force that could be In the post-office list of 1831, there are nained sent against her. From the year 1768, he was a under the head of this county, iwo offices, one at principal member of a secret meeting or caucus in Boonesville, the seat of justice, and the other at Boston, which had great influence on the concerns Newburgh. of the country

With all his boldness, and deci. Booneville, or Boonesville, the seat of justice, is sion, and zeal, he was circumspect and wise. In situated near the centre of Warrick, 19 miles N.E. this ussembly, the plans of defence were matured. by E. from Evansville, on Ohio river, and by post After the destruction of the tea, it was no longer road, 187 miles S. W. from Indianopolis, and 712 kept secret. He was twice chosen the public ora miles a little S. of W. from W. C. North latitude tor of the town on the anniversary of the massacre, 38° 5', and longitude 10° 18' W.

DARBY. and his orations breathe the energy of a great and daring mind. It was he who, on the evening WARRINGTON, a large manufacturing town before the battle of Lexington, obtained information of England in Lancashire, is situated on the north of the intended expedition against Concord, and at bank of the Mersey, which is crossed by a stone ten o'clock at night dispatched an express to bridge.

bridge. It consists of four principal streets, some Messrs. Hancock and Adams, who were at Lex- of which are inconveniently narrow, while others ington, to warn them of their danger. He himself are spacious and contain some handsome buildings. on the next day, the memorable 19th of April, was The parish church is an ancient structure, convery active. It is said in General Heath's me- taining numerous monuments. There is likewise moirs, that a ball took off part of his ear lock. In there a chapel of ease, erected in 1760, a chapel for the confused state of the army, which soon assem the suburb across the bridge, and meeting houses bled at Cambridge, he had vast influence in pre. for catholics, presbyterians, anabaptists, meserving order among the troops. After the depar- thodists, and quakers. The free-school is well ture of Hancock to Congress, he was chosen presi- endowed, and there is an academy principally dent of the provincial congress in his place. Tour commercial, and a good charity school for children days previously to the batile of Bunker's or Breed's of both sexes. The chief trade of Warrington Hill, he received his commission of major.general. consists in the manufacture and sale of sail-cloths, When the intrenchments were made upon the fatal which are composed chiefly of hemp and flax spot, to encourage the men within the lines, he mixed, while another kind is made of fax alone. went down from Cambridge and joined them as a Some cottons, table-linen, coarse linens and checks volunteer, on the eventful day of the battle, June are made in the town and its vicinity. The other 17th. Just as the retreat commenced, a ball struck manufactures of the place are fringes, glass and him on the head, and he died in the trenches, aged marble, and there is an iron foundry and a brewery. 35 years. He was the first victim of rank that fell The flax and hemp for the sail-cloth manufactory in the struggle with Great Britain. In the spring is principally brought from Russia to Liverpool. of 1776 his bones were taken up and entombed in The Mersey admits vessels of froin 70 to 80 tons to Boston, on which occasion, as he had been grand Bank Quay, a little below the town, where there master of the Free Masons in America, a brother are warehouses, cranes, &c. The spring tides rise mason, and an eloquent orator, pronounced a fune- to the height of 9 feet at Warrington bridge.

In ral eulogy. With zeal in the cause of liberty which 1821 the population of the township was 27 48 blazed, Dr. Warren was yet judicious in counsel, houses, 2929 families, 2637 do. engaged in trade, and and candid and generous towards those who had the total number of inhabitants 13,570. different sentiments respecting the controversy. WARSAW, the capital of the kingdom of Po. His mind was vigorous, his disposition humane, land, is agreeably situated on the left bank of the and his manners affable and engaging. In his in- Vistula, which is here about the size of the Thames tegrity and patriotism entire confidence was placed. at London. Including the suburbs, the town is beTo the most undaunted bravery he added the virtues tween three and four miles long, and its breadth of domestic life, the eloquence of an accomplished between two and three, but in this area are included orator, and the wisdom of an able statesman. He many gardens. It is divided into the old and new published an oration in 1772, and another in 1775, town, and it has four suburbs, one of which, called commemorative of the 5th of March, 1770.-Allen's Praga, is on the right bank of the river. The old Biog. Dict.

town is occupied with one principal street and a WARRICK, one of the southern counties of few smaller ones, consisting of a number of mise

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