The Nuttall Encyclopedia
A level, except in the W. and S., bare, and somewhat barren, county in the NE. of Scotland, 43 m. by 28 m., with a bold and rocky coast; has flagstone quarries; fishing the chief industry, of which Wick is the chief seat; the inhabitants are to a great extent of Scandinavian origin, and English, not Gaelic, is the language spoken.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Caithness'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/c/caithness.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.