Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Elbing, a Prussian town upon the river of the same name, near its entrance into the Frische Haff, 32 miles S.E. of Dantzig. The river is connected with the Vistula by the Kraffohl Canal, and the harbour has a good mole of over 3,000 yards in length. There are ship-building yards, and manufactures of cloth, leather, and tobacco, among other things.