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The general gazetteer, or, Compendious geographical dictionary [microform] : containing a description of all the empires kingdoms, states, republics, provinces, cities, chief towns, forts, fortresses, castles, citadels, seas, harbours, bays, rivers, lakes, mountains, capes, and promontories in the known world; together with the government, policy, customs, manners, and religion of the inhabitants; the extent, bounds, and natural productions of each country; and the trade, manufactures, and curiosities of the cities and towns; their longitude, latitude, bearing and distances in English miles from remarkable places; as also, the sieges they have undergone, and the battles that have been fought near them, down to this present year : including, an authentic account of the counties, cities and market-towns in England and Wales; as also the villages with fairs, the days on which they are kept according to the new stile; as well as the cattle, goods and merchandises that are sold thereat