Bulletin of the National Association of Wool Manufacturers Volume 2

Bulletin of the National Association of Wool Manufacturers Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1871 edition. Excerpt: ...By three shuttles is expressed, not only our aim for the infinite extension of our present manufacturing establishments, but for the expansion of the wool manufacture in all its possible branches. Our coat-of-arms, represents, therefore, our own aspirations in two great departments of American industry, --agriculture and manufactures. This occasion, which associates us with so many distinguished merchants, who are veritable patrons of the American wool industry, shows us that our coat-of-arms needs another quartering to express our full sentiment. It needs some symbol which would denote the conviction so vividly impressed upon us by your presence, that our national industry is promoted not more by farmers and home manufacturers, than by home merchants, so nobly represented here by the commission merchants of New York. Hon. John A. Griswold of Troy, N. Y., responded to the fourth toast, "The great iron interest of the country, --in peace, as in war, the fruitful source of national strength." SPEECH OF JOHN A. GRISWOLD. Mr. Chairman And Gentlemen, --When I arrived in this city I was at a loss to know why I was honored by an invitation to this gathering of wool-growers and wool manufacturers. I see now it was nothing more nor less than a kindly courtesy on their part, and I desire to express my acknowledgments for the pleasure of meeting such a body of men as are assembled here to-night. I have no claims to being a wool-grower. I have done very little, Mr. Chairman, in the way of wool gathering. The nearest I have come to being a wool manufacturer is in the character of a very considerable stockholder in a woollen mill, built five or six years ago, resembling very much this building in front of us (pointing to an American mill in...show more

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  • Paperback | 228 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 413g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236555015
  • 9781236555014