The American Cyclopædia (1879)/Boisé
BOISÉ, a S. W. county of Idaho, watered by the Little Salmon river and affluents of the Saptin or Snake river; area, about 2,500 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 3,834, of whom 1,754 were Chinese. The county contains 5 quartz mills for the production of gold, 8 saw mills, and a weekly newspaper. Capital, Idaho City.