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County Description - 1843

*Lee, County, Va. Situated in the s. w. part of the state, and contains 512 sq. ms. It occupies a valley between Cumberland and Powell's mountains. Drained by Powell's r. and its branches. Capital, Jonesville. There were in 1810, neat cattle 10,400, sheep 10,493, swine 34,205; wheat 36,766 bushels produced, rye 6,493, Indian corn 446,111, oats 102,812, potatoes 23,249, tobacco 23,433 pounds, sugar 33,849; 12 stores, capital $16,552; 5 bloomeries, 7 tanneries, 18 distilleries, 24 flouring m., 31 grist m., 14 saw m., 1 oil m. Cap. in manufac. $30,745. 7 sch. 138 scholars. Pop. whites 7,829, slaves 580, free col'd 32; total, 8,441.

*Source: A Complete Descriptive And Statistical Gazetteer Of The United States Of America, By Daniel Haskel, A. M and J. Calvin Smith, Published By Sherman & Smith, 1843.
 
 

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