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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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The story of textiles: a bird's-eye view of the history of the beginning and ...

Perry Walton - Textile fabrics - 1912 - 274 pages
...public house directed his attention to the problem of power weaving. As Cartwright himself described it, "Happening to be at Matlock in the summer of 1784,...machinery. One of the company observed that, as soon as "3>*tf Arkwright's patent expired, so many mills would be erected, and so much cotton spun, that hands...
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The Wonders of Science in Modern Life, Volume 5

Henry Smith Williams, Edward Huntington Williams - Aeronautics - 1912
...him to enter the field of mechanics. "Happening to be in Matlock in the summer of 1784," he wrote, "I 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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Cotton as a World Power: A Study in the Economic Interpretation of History

James Augustin Brown Scherer - Cotton - 1916 - 452 pages
...achieved his revolutionary invention. "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,...
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Masters of Science and Invention, Volume 1

Floyd Lavern Darrow - Inventors - 1923 - 350 pages
...tell how he happened to invent the power-loom. In a letter to a friend he wrote, " Happening to be in Matlock in the summer of 1784, I fell in company with...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 English Woman's Journal, Volume 12

Women
...record the following account of how his attention came to be directed to it. " Happening," he says, " to be at Matlock in the summer of 1784, I fell in...Arkwright's patent expired, so many mills would be erected that hands never could be found to weave it. To this observation I replied, that Arkwright must then...
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The Penny Mechanic: A Magazine of the Arts and Sciences, Volume 1

1837
...statement, — first printed in the Supplement to the Encyclopaedia Hritunnica. " Happening," he says, " to be at Matlock in the Summer of 1784, I fell in...gentlemen of Manchester, when the conversation turned on Arkw right's spinning-machinery. One of the company observed that as soon as Arkwright's patent expired,...
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