KALISZ , thechief
See also:town of the above
See also:government, situated in 51° 46' N. and 18° E., 147 M. by
See also:rail W.S.W. of Warsaw, on the
See also:banks of the Prosna, which there forms the boundary of Prussia . Pop . (1871), 18,o88; (1897), 21,68o, of whom 37% were Jews . It is one of the
See also:oldest and finest cities of Poland, is the seat of a
See also:Roman Catholic
See also:bishop, and possesses a
See also:castle, a teachers' institute and a large public
See also:park . The
See also:industrial establishments comprise a brewery, and factories for
See also:cloth and
See also:sugar, and tanneries . Kalisz is identified with the Calisia of
See also:Ptolemy, and its antiquity is indicated by the abundance of coins and other
See also:objects of
See also:art which have been discovered on the site, as well as by the numerous
See also:burial mounds existing in the vicinity . It was the scene of the decisive victory of
See also:Augustus the Strong of Poland over the Swedes on the 29th of
See also:October 1706, of several minor conflicts in 1813, and of the friendly
See also:meeting of the
See also:Russian and Prussian troops in 1835, in memory of which an iron obelisk was erected in the town by
See also:Nicholas I. in 1841 . The treaty of 1813 between Russia and Prussia was signed here .
KALISPEL, or PEND
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