The Nuttall Encyclopedia
A flourishing manufacturing town and port of Washington State, on Puget Sound; has practically sprung into existence within the last 15 years, and is the outlet for the produce of a rich agricultural and mining district.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Tacoma'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/t/tacoma.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.