Annual Statistics of Manufactures

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Página 212 - ... what course may be taken for teaching the boys and girls in all towns the spinning of the yarn, and to return to the next Court their several and joint advice about this thing. — The like consideration would be had for the spinning and weaving of cotton wool.
Página 214 - And it is desired, and will be expected, that all masters of families should see that their children and servants should be industriously employed, so as the mornings and evenings and other seasons may not be lost, as formerly they have been (and if it be so continued will certainly bring us to poverty) ; but that the honest and profitable custom of England may be practised amongst us, so as all * Record of the Colony of the Massachusetts Bay in New England, Vol. 1, p. 303. hands may be employed...
Página 212 - ... no garment shall be made with short sleeves whereby the nakedness of the arm may be discovered in the wearing there'of ; and such as have garments already made with short sleeves shall not hereafter wear the same unless they cover their...
Página 161 - ... as used in these reports, does not mean merely cash capital or capital stock, but includes all forms of capital devoted to production, such as cash, value of buildings, land, machinery and fixtures...
Página 197 - The next table presents the actual product per $1,000 of capital invested in each of the nine leading industries, with the average product per...
Página 215 - on Tuesday last the first piece of corduroy made at the manufactory in this town was taken from the loom. Good judges speak highly of it as superior to English. A large quantity of fustian, jean and corduroy are for sale now, lasting longer and retaining their color and beauty better than the foreign.
Página iii - Honorable the Senate and House of Representatives: I have the honor to transmit herewith an address to the President of the United States...
Página 27 - Perfumes, Toilet Articles, etc. Photographs and Photographic Materials. Polishes and Dressing. Printing, Publishing, and Bookbinding. Print Works, Dye Works, and Blencheries.
Página 163 - Nine industries, 1,916 339,127,027 351,078,579 +11,951,552 +3.52 Other industries 2,785 273,441,315 289,793,264 +16,351,949 +5.98 All industries, 4,701 612,568,342 640,871,843 +28,303,501 +4.62 the exception of Carpetings, each of the nine industries shows an increase in product value, the lowest percentage of increase being 0.12 in Cotton Goods and the highest, 10.88, in Paper. In the following table, we present the increase or decrease in the value of goods made and work done each year, as shown...
Página 214 - These people, being very industrious every way, soone built many houses to the number of about threescore families, and were the first people that set upon making cloth in this western world ; for which end they built a fulling-mill, and caused their little ones to be very diligent in spinning cotton-woole, many of them having been clothiers in England till their zeale to promote the gospel of Christ caused them to wander.

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