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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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Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties: Its Pleasures and Rewards ..., Volume 2

George Lillie Craik - Education - 1840 - 562 pages
...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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Memoirs of the Most Eminent American Mechanics: Also, Lives of Distinguished ...

Henry Howe - Industrial arts - 1840 - 482 pages
...printed in the Supplement to the Encyclopaedia Britannica. " Happening," he says, " to be at Mat. lock in the" summer of 1784, I fell in company with some...gentlemen of Manchester, when the conversation turned on Arkwrighfs spinning machinery. One of the company observed that as soon as Arkwright's patent expired,...
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The Hand Book of Silk, Cotton and Woollen Manufactures

William Cooke Taylor - Spinning - 1843 - 211 pages
...in a letter to the writer of the article on cotton-manufactures, in the Encyclopaedia Britannica : " Happening to be at Matlock, in the summer of 1784,...Manchester, when the conversation turned on Arkwright's spinningmachinery. 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, Volume 2

George Lillie Craik - Self-culture - 1847
...statement, — first printed in the Supplement to the Encyclopedia 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 ..., Volume 2

George Lillie Craik - Self-culture - 1847
...to the Encyclopedia Britannica. " Happening," he says, " to be at Matlock, in the summer of 1784, 1 fell in company with some gentlemen of 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 Triumphs of Perseverance and Enterprise: Recorded as Examples for the Young

Thomas Cooper - Biography - 1854 - 376 pages
...from " accident." The narrative first appeared in the " Supplement to the Encyclopaedia Britannica." " Happening to be at Matlock, in the summer of 1784,...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 triumphs of perseverance and enterprise [by T. Cooper].

Thomas Cooper - Biography - 1856 - 304 pages
...from "accident." The narrative first appeared in the " Supplement to the Encyclopaedia Britannica." " Happening to be at Matlock, in the summer of 1784,...gentlemen of Manchester, when the conversation turned on Arkwright,s spinningmachinery. One of the company observed that, as soon as Arkwright's patent expired,...
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Our home islands [by T. Milner, Volume 1

Thomas Milner - 1857
..."having any selfish object in view. "Happening," says he, "to be at Matlock in the summer of 1784, 1 fell in company with some gentlemen of Manchester,...observed that as soon as Arkwright's patent expired, BO many mills would be erected, and so much cotton spun, that hands never could be found to weave it....
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History of the Worsted Manufacture in England: From the Earliest Times; with ...

John James - Woolen and worsted manufacture - 1857 - 680 pages
...completion of his useful invention, which we subjoin : — Happening to be at Matlock in the summer of 1781, I fell in company with some gentlemen of Manchester, when the conversation turned on Arkwr ight's spinning machinery. One of the company observed that as soon as Arkwright's patent expired,...
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Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties: Its Pleasures and Rewards ..., Volume 2

George Lillie Craik - Self-culture - 1860
...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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