A History of American Manufactures from 1608 to 1860, Vol. 2 of 3

A History of American Manufactures from 1608 to 1860, Vol. 2 of 3 : Exhibiting the Origin and Growth of the Principal Mechanic Arts and Manufactures, from the Earliest Colonial Period to the Adoption of the Constitution; And Comprising Annals of the Indust

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Excerpt from A History of American Manufactures From 1608 to 1860, Vol. 2 of 3: Exhibiting the Origin and Growth of the Principal Mechanic Arts and Manufactures, From the Earliest Colonial Period to the Adoption of the Constitution; And Comprising Annals of the Industry of the United States in Machinery, Manufactures and Useful Arts In April, William Almy, Smith Brown, and Samuel Slater of Provin dence, Rhode Island, entered into articles Of copartnership, under the name of Almy, Brown (ft Slater, to carry on the spinning of cotton by water power, in which the last mentioned was to bear one half the expense, and be entitled to one half the profits. 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.show more

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  • Paperback | 608 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 31mm | 803g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 303 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243160887
  • 9780243160884