This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ... and mackerel fisheries. On this island are some of the finest summer hotels on the Atlantic coast. Pop. 1,200. Canipoformio, -fdr'mee-d, or Campoformldo, -mee'do: a village of Northern Italy; in Friuli; about 66 miles N. E. of Venice and 7 miles S. W. of Udine (see map of Italy, ref. 2-E). An important treaty of peace was concluded here between Austria and the French republic, Oct. 17, 1797. Alarmed by the recent victories gained by Bonaparte in Italy, Austria was inclined to peace, and negotiated with the French general this treaty, by which she ceded the Netherlands and recognized the independence of the Cisalpine republic, including Milan, Mantua, and other parts of Austrian Italy. In return for these concessions the French gave up a part of Venetia, with the capital, Istria, and Dalmatia to Austria. Pop. 2,500. Campomanes, kaam-po-maa'nes, Pedro Rodriguez, Count; Spanish author and minister of state; b. in the Asturias, July 1, 1723. He gained a high reputation by his writings on political economy, and was distinguished for his probity and enlightened policy. He became president of the royal council of Castile in 1788, and afterward a minister of state. Author of a Discourse on the Promotion of Popular Industry (1774) and a Discourse on the Popular Education of Mechanics (1775). D. Feb. 3, 1802. Campos, Martinez: See Martinez Campos. Campos, kaam'pos: a city of the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; on the Parahyba river; 30 miles from its mouth, and 150 miles N. E. of the city of Rio de Janeiro (see map of South America, ref. 6-H). " Small steamers ascend the river to the city. It is in a fertile plain, on which is grown much sugar-cane, producing a superior article of sugar. Pop. 40,000. Camp Point: village of Adams co., 111. (for...