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TERRELL

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Originally appearing in Volume V26, Page 659 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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TERRELL, a city of Kaufman county, Texas, U.S.A., about 32 In. E. of Dallas. Pop. (1890) 2988; (1900) 6330 (1517 negroes); (1910) 7050. Terrell is served by the Texas & Pacific and the Texas Midland railways. The city is the seat of Wesley College (Methodist Episcopal, South), until 1909 the North Texas University School, and of the North Texas Hospital for the Insane (1885), and has a Carnegie library. It is situated in a rich farming region. The city has a cotton compress and cotton-gins, and various manufactures. The Texas Midland railway has shops and general offices here. Terrell, named in honour of Robert A. Terrell, an early settler, was founded in 1872 and was chartered as a city in 1874.
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