ROMANSHORN , an important commercial
See also:town in the Swiss
See also:canton of
See also:Thurgau . It is situated on the west
See also:shore of the lake of
See also:Constance, and by
See also:rail is 511 M . N.E. of Zurich, 121 M . S.E. of Constance, and 10 m . N.W. of
See also:Rorschach . In 1900 its population was 4577, mostly German-speaking, while there were 3093 Protestants to 1478 Romanists . Originally a small fishing
See also:village, it belonged to the
See also:abbot of St
See also:Gall from 1432 to 1798, when it became
See also:part of the canton of Thurgau . In 1856 the railway from Romanshorn to Zurich was opened, and this vastly increased the commercial importance of Romanshorn . Nowadays it is the centre of a
See also:great transit
See also:trade, as it communicates, by means of the lake, with the
See also:principal towns on its shores . The corn trade and that in
See also:timber are among 'the most important, while there are many
See also:industrial establishments . It is essentially a
See also:modern commercial centre .
EPISTLE TO THE ROMANS
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