Cotton Values in Textile Fabrics : A Collection of Cloth Samples, Arranged to Show the Value of Cotton, When Converted Into Various Kinds of Cloth (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from Cotton Values in Textile Fabrics: A Collection of Cloth Samples, Arranged to Show the Value of Cotton, When Converted Into Various Kinds of Cloth Contrasted with this valuation, is shown what the same half million bales would bring if manufactured into goods like the samples, at normal average prices. The cheapest sample shown is duck, worth fourteen cents per pound. Half a million bales of cotton in this shape would bring thirty-five million dollars, or nearly two and a half times its value in the raw state. The whole crop of the country, say eleven mil lion bales, ii manufactured into this goods and sold at this price, would show a gain over the raw price of over four hundred million dollars, or over five dollars per capitafor all the people of the Continental United States. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
- Paperback | 48 pages
- 152 x 229 x 3mm | 77g
- 28 Nov 2017
- Forgotten Books
- 24 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white