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Originally appearing in Volume V20, Page 823 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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PARIS, a city and the county-seat of Lamar county, Texas, U.S.A., about 93 M. N.E. of Dallas. Pop. (189o), 8254; (1900), 9358, of whom 3061 were negroes; (1910 census), 11,269. It is served by the St Louis & San Francisco (of which it is a terminus), the Gulf, Colorado & Santa Fe, the Texas & Pacific, and the Texas Midland railways. The city has cotton gins and a cotton compress, and various manufactures. In 1905 its factory products were valued at $854,930. Paris was settled in 1841, incorporated as a town in 1874, and chartered as a city in 1905.
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PARIS (also called ALEXANDROS)

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