New Hampshire As It Is - Edwin A. Charlton. The book is in three parts. The first is "A Historical Sketch of New Hampshire," which chronicles the region's settlement to the adoption of the federal constitution in 1788. The second is "A Gazetteer of New Hampshire," which lists every town in the state, with a detailed account of each one's geographical location, geological features and any other interesting qualities. The third is "A General View of New Hampshire," which provides an overall catalog of the state's prominent natural, industrial and humanitarian assets. This section includes a number of biographical sketches of such distinguished sons of New Hampshire as Daniel Webster, Edmund Burke, Franklin Pierce and Horace Greeley. (1855) reprint, paper, index, 623 pp.