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" One of the company observed that as soon as Arkwright's patent expired, so many mills would be erected, and so much cotton spun, that hands would never be found to weave it. "
The Industrial Revolution - Page 27
by Charles Austin Beard - 1919 - 105 pages
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A Compendious History of the Cotton-manufacture: With a Disproval of the ...

Richard Guest - Cotton growing - 1823 - 73 pages
...following account of this invention is taken from the Supplement to the Encyclopaedia Britannica: — "Happening to be at Matlock, in the "summer of 1784,...turned on Arkwright's spinning machinery. One of the com" pany observed, that as soon as Arkwright's patent expired, so many mills " would be erected, and...
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Historical and Descriptive Anecdotes of Steam-engines, and of ..., Volume 2

Robert Stuart - Inventors - 1829
...labour, has been minutely detailed by himself, in a letter written to Mr. Dugald Bannatyne, of Glasgow. " Happening to be at Matlock in the summer of 1784,...expired, so many mills would be erected, and so much cotlon spun, that hands never could be found to weave it. To this observation I replied, that Arkwright...
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The pursuit of knowledge under difficulties [by G.L. Craik].

George Lillie Craik - 1831
...statement, — first printed in the Supplement to the Encyclopaedia Britannica. " Happening," he says, " to be at Matlock in the summer of 1784, I fell in...Manchester, when the conversation turned on Arkwright's spinning-machinery. One of the company observed that as soon as Arkwright's patent expired, so many...
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The Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties: Illustrated by Anecdotes, Volume 2

George Lillie Craik - Philosophy - 1831 - 427 pages
...printed in the Supplement to the Encyclopaedia Britannica. ' Happening,' he says, ' to be at IMatlock in the summer of 1784, I fell in company with some...gentlemen of Manchester, when the conversation turned on Ark Wright's spinning-machinery. One of the company observed that as soon as Arkwright's patent expired,...
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A Treatise on the Origin, Progressive Improvement and Present State of the ...

George Richardson Porter - Sericulture - 1832 - 276 pages
...subject to the respectable secretary to the Chamber of Commerce in Glasgow, needs no apology : — " Happening to be at Matlock in the summer of 1784,...machinery. One of the company observed, that as soon as Arkwright'a patent expired, so many mills would be erected, and so much cotton spun, that hands never...
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History of the Cotton Manufacture in Great Britain, Volume 1

Sir Edward Baines - Cotton growing - 1835 - 544 pages
...Gartside, at Manchester; but no advantage was realized, as a man was required to superintend each loom. " Happening to be at Matlock in the summer of 1784,...conversation turned on Arkwright's spinning machinery. One of tie company observed, that as soon as Arkwright's patent expired, so many mills would be erected, and...
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The Gallery of Portraits: with Memoirs ...

Biography - 1835
...immediately led to the invention of the powerlooni is best related in the words of the inventor himself. " Happening to be at Matlock in the summer of 1784,...gentlemen of Manchester, when the conversation turned 011 Arkwright's spinning machinery. One of the company observed, that as soon as Arkwright's patent...
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Memoir of Samuel Slater: The Father of American Manufactures

George Savage White - Cotton growing - 1836 - 448 pages
...labour has been minutely detailed by himself, in a letter written to Mr. Dugald Bannatyne, of Glasgow. " Happening to be at Matlock in the summer of 1784,...machinery. One of the company observed, that as soon as Aikwright's patent expired, so many mills would be erected, and so much cotton spun, that hands never...
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Memoir of Samuel Slater: The Father of American Manufactures

George Savage White - Cotton growing - 1836 - 448 pages
...by himself, in a letter written to Mr. Dug-aid Bannatyne, of Glasgow. " Happening to be at Mallock in the summer of 1784, I fell in company 'with some...machinery. One of the company observed, that as soon as Aikwright's patent expired, so many mills would be erected, and so much cotton spun, that hands never...
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Memoir of Samuel Slater: The Father of American Manufactures

George Savage White - Cotton - 1836 - 448 pages
...Bannatyne, of Glasgow. " Happening to be at Matlock in the summer of 1784, 1 fell in company with tome gentlemen of Manchester, when the conversation turned...spinning machinery. One of the company observed, that 35 soon as Atkwright's patent expired, so many mills would be erected. and no much cotton span, that...
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