It is on the west bank of the river, is the capital of a mudiria and a centre for the manufacture of woollen goods.
A part of the Afghan force was encamped on the west bank of the Kushk, and on the 29th of March General Komarov sent an ultimatum demanding their withdrawal.
Opposite Troy on the west bank of the Hudson, and connected with it by bridges, are Cohoes, Watervliet and Waterford.
It is built on a series of terraces, mostly on the west bank of the river, which is spanned here by a bridge 1100 ft.
The difficulties with New Hampshire were adjusted in 1782, the west bank of the Connecticut being accepted as the final boundary, but New York refused to abandon her claims until 1790.