A Gazetteer of Porto Rico (Google eBook)

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1901 - Puerto Rico - 51 pages
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Page 52 - LIBRARY CATALOGUE SLIPS. [Take this leaf out and paste the separated titles upon three of your catalogue cards. The first and second titles need no addition: over the third write that subject under which you would place the book in your library.] United States.
Page 51 - States and Territories, with outline of history of all important changes of territory (second edition), by Henry Gannett. 1900.
Page 12 - ... $170 per capita of the population. The average per capita wealth of the people of the United States is estimated to be in excess of $1,000, a comparison which speaks volumes concerning the poverty of the people of Porto Rico. The mortgage indebtedness of the people in 1897 was not less than $18,610,000. In 1899 the facilities for education consisted, in the main, of public schools. Of 467 schools 412 were maintained at public expense, the remainder being private schools. All the schools had a...
Page 51 - Gannett. 1894. 67 pp. 118. Geographic dictionary of New Jersey, by Henry Gannett. 1894. 131 pp. 122. Results of primary triangulation, by Henry Gannett. 1894. 412 pp., 17 pis.
Page 51 - Gannett. 1900. 13 pp. 170. Survey of boundary line between Idaho and Montana from international boundary to crest of Bitterroot Mountains, by RU Goode.
Page 7 - Names, pursuing its principle of following local usage, adopted this form several years ago. Since the acquisition of the island by the United States, usage, even in the publications of the United States Government, became divided, some of them following the above decision, others using the form Porto Rico. In this condition of affairs, the Board appealed to the President of the United States for a decision, and the President' decided in favor of Puerto Rico. Subsequently, however, in the Foraker...
Page 18 - Enseņada, on eastern coast. Cabras, Isla; island off eastern coast. Cabrillon, Punta; point on southern coast near Ponce. Cabrita, Isla; small island at entrance of San Juan Harbor. Cabritas, Isla; island off eastern coast. Cabro, Cerros del: mountains in department of Guayama. Cacao; barrio in municipal district Carolina, department of Bayamon. Population 1,225. Cacao Alto; barrio in municipal district Patillas, department of Humacao. Cacao Bajo; barrio in municipal district Patillas, department...
Page 12 - The number of teachers was 623, and the number of pupils in attendance was 27,018. The number of children attending school was but a small part of those of school age. The prevailing religion is, of course, the Catholic, with which church practically all the population are connected. GAZETTEER. Abra Honda; barrio in municipal district Camny, departmentof Arecibo.
Page 13 - H5 per cent of the total area of the department, and of this cultivated area not less than 43 per cent is planted in coffee trees. Of the total farm area 93 per cent is owned by its occupants and only 7 per cent is rented. Aguadilla; municipal district in department of Aguadilla.

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