HAMMOND , acity of Lake
See also:Indiana, U.S.A., about 18 m . S.E. of the business centre of Chicago, on the
See also:Grand Calumet
See also:river . Pop . (189o), 5428; (1900) 12,376, of whom 3156 were
See also:born; (191o,
See also:census) 20,925 . It is served by no fewer than eight
See also:railways approaching Chicago from the east, and by several
See also:belt lines . As far as its
See also:industries are concerned, it is a
See also:part of Chicago, to which fact it owes its rapid growth and its extensive manufacturing establishments, which include slaughtering and packing houses, iron and
See also:works, chemical works, piano,
See also:wagon and
See also:carriage factories, printing establishments,
See also:flour and
See also:starch mills, glue works, breweries and distilleries . In 'goo Hammond was the
See also:principal slaughtering and
See also:meat-packing centre of the state, but subsequently a large
See also:establishment removed from the city, and Hammond's
See also:total factory product (all industries) decreased from $25,070,551 in 1900 to $7,671,203 in 19o5; after 1905 there was renewed growth in the city's manufacturing interests . It has a
See also:system which is owned by the city . Hammond was first settled about 1868, was named in
See also:honour of Abram A . Hammond (acting
See also:governor of the state in 186o–1861) and was chartered as a city in 1883 .
HENRY HAMMOND (1605-1660)
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