The Nuttall Encyclopedia
A flourishing city in Prussian Saxony, on the Saale, 20 m. NW. of Leipzig; has a splendid university attended by upwards of 1500 students, and a library of 220,000 vols.; some fine old Gothic churches, medical institutes, hospitals, &c.; it is is an important railway centre, and is famed for its salt-works.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Halle'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/h/halle.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.