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Concord. 1. A town of the United States, in Middlesex county, Massachusetts, is situated on the Concord river, about twenty miles north-west of Boston. It has a large flannel manufactory, and was the residence of Emerson, Thoreau, and Hawthorne. It was the scene of a skirmish between the British and a small body of militia on April 19, 1775, when the first blood of the revolution was drawn. 2. The capital of the state of New Hampshire, is situated on the Merrimac river, along whose front it extends for two miles. It has extensive granite quarries and various manufactures in textiles and machinery.