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County Description - 1843

*Charlotte, County, Va. Situated in the s. part of the state, and contains 600 square miles, rained by Little Roanoke r. The soil is fertile, producing grain, tobacco, and fruits. Capital, Charlotte C. H. There were in 1840, neat cattle 9,662, sheep 14,593, swine 21,597; wheat 64,914 bush, produced, Ind. corn 509,260, oats 246,974, potatoes 14,776, tobacco 4,180,745 lbs., cotton 19,010; 20 stores, cap. $133,640; 5 tanneries, 11 flouring m., 28 grist m., 10 saw m. Cap. in manufac. $43,600. 1 acad. 6 students, 30 sch. 555 scholars. Pop. 1830, 15,252; 1810, whites 5,130, slaves 9,260, free col'd 307; total, 14,595.

*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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