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Vermont, A New England State, is bounded on the north by the province of Quebec, east by New Hampshire, south by Massachusetts, and west by New York and Lake Champlain. It lies between 42° 44′ to 45° 43′ N. lat., and 71° 38′ to 73° 25′ W. long. Area, 9,565 square miles, in fourteen counties. Population, 1890, 332,422; 1900, 343,641. Capital, Montpelier. Samuel de Champlain explores the lake bearing his name......1609 About 44,000 acres in southern Vermont, granted to the colony of Connecticut, in 1715, as an equivalent for lands granted by Massachusetts in Connecticut territory, transferred to William Dummer, Anthony Stoddard, William Brattle, and John White......1716 Fort Dummer built by the colony of Massachusetts on the Connecticut River at Brattleboro......1724 French settle at Chimney Point, Addison township, Vt......1730 Township Number One, now Westminster, laid out between the great falls and the land grant of 1716, by the General Court of Massachuse