An Analysis Of The Mineral Waters Of Saratoga And Ballston; With Practical Remarks On Their Medical…

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byJohn Honeywood Steel

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1838. Excerpt: ... ANALYSIS. HISTORY OF THE SPRINGS. Saratoga, is, in all probability, a corruption of the Indian word, Sah-rah-ka, which is said to mean " the side-hill," and was applied by the natives more particularly to that part of the country which lies between the Lake and the Hudson, where the application of the term is amply justified in the appearance of the country. The whole country which seems to have inherited the name is of much greater extent. It embraces a tract of country which, commencing at the mouth of the Mohawk river, stretches to the north along the windings of the west bank of the Hudson for more than seventy miles, to the county of Warren; thence in a westerly direction to the east bounds of the county of Hamilton, about fifteen miles; from this spot tft» line proceeds in a southerly direction along the whole extent of the east line of the county of.Montgomery, about thirty miles, to the north line of the county of Schenectady; thence along the line of Schenectady to the Mohawk river, which separates it from the county of Albany, and then along the course of the Mohawk to the place of beginning, about twenty-five miles. These lines include an area of about eight hundred square miles, and a population at this time of about forty thousand souls. The greater part of the lands included in this tract were originally granted by the crown of J5ngland to a company of thirteen proprietors, under the title of the Patent of Kayaderosseras. The Van Schaick's Patent, so termed from the name of the person to whom it was granted, was of an earlier date, and included the present town of Waterford and a considerable tract of country adjoining. The Saratoga Patent was next in order, and embraced an extent of six miles square along the Hudson some miles above Va...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1838. Excerpt: ... ANALYSIS. HISTORY OF THE SPRINGS. Saratoga, is, in all probability, a corruption of the Indian word, Sah-rah-ka, which is said...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217809804

ISBN - 13:9780217809801

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