NEUWIED

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NEUWIED ; capital and residence of the mediatized prince of Neuwied, in Prussia, on the Rhine, three leagues distant from Coblentz, in a beautiful plain. It contains 4,800 inhabitants, and manufactures of various kinds of goods. It is not quite a century old. Its prosperity has been greatly promoted by the free exercise of religion, permitted to all denominations ; so that it contains at present Protestants, Catholics, Moravians, Mennonites, Quakers, Jews, &c.