The Nuttall Encyclopedia
The northern province of Ireland, is divided into the nine counties of Antrim, Armagh, Cavan, Donegal, Down, Fermanagh, Londonderry, Monaghan, and Tyrone, and has an area of 8560 sq. m.; became an English settlement in 1611, and was largely colonised from Scotland; it is the most Protestant part of the island, though the Catholics predominate, and is the most enterprising and prosperous part; the land is extensively cultivated, and flax growing and spinning the chief industries.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Ulster'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/u/ulster.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.