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


Quincy, a city in the state of Illinois, United States of America, standing on a high bluff of the east bank of the Mississippi, 160 miles north of St. Louis. Having a good river harbour, and being an important railway centre. the place is exceedingly prosperous. It contains ironworks, woollen- and paper-mills, and factories for making agricultural implements and sewing-machines.

“Our duty as Christians is always to keep heaven in our eye and the earth under our feet.”
–Matthew Henry, Commentary, Genesis 1