Rare Antique Victorian American Cotton Carders Companion Book! Lowell, MA 1876

Rare Antique Victorian American Cotton Carders Companion Book! Lowell, MA 1876
Rare Antique Victorian American Cotton Carders Companion Book! Lowell, MA 1876
Rare Antique Victorian American Cotton Carders Companion Book! Lowell, MA 1876
Rare Antique Victorian American Cotton Carders Companion Book! Lowell, MA 1876
Rare Antique Victorian American Cotton Carders Companion Book! Lowell, MA 1876
Rare Antique Victorian American Cotton Carders Companion Book! Lowell, MA 1876
Rare Antique Victorian American Cotton Carders Companion Book! Lowell, MA 1876
Rare Antique Victorian American Cotton Carders Companion Book! Lowell, MA 1876
Rare Antique Victorian American Cotton Carders Companion Book! Lowell, MA 1876
Rare Antique Victorian American Cotton Carders Companion Book! Lowell, MA 1876
Rare Antique Victorian American Cotton Carders Companion Book! Lowell, MA 1876
Rare Antique Victorian American Cotton Carders Companion Book! Lowell, MA 1876
Rare Antique Victorian American Cotton Carders Companion Book! Lowell, MA 1876
Rare Antique Victorian American Cotton Carders Companion Book! Lowell, MA 1876

Rare Antique Victorian American Cotton Carders Companion Book! Lowell, MA 1876
Rare Antique Victorian American Cotton Carders Companion Book! TITLE: Cotton Carders’ Companion. In which is given a description of the Manner of Picking, Baling, Marketing. Operating and Carding Cotton. “To which is added a list of Valuable Tables, Rules and Receipts”. Location: Lowell, Massachusetts (MA). Published by: Stone, Huse & Co. Book & Job Printers. As the title suggests, this guidebook was written primarily for working cotton carders and describes the use of all the various machines used in the trade. The chapter on speeders includes notes on their productivity and a table of the output of the Lowell Speeder in 1875. The supplementary material includes hank, twist, and hydrometer tables, with explanations. This little work will come to the notice of the learned, as well as laboring men. The former will please bear in mind that the writer of it is himself a laboring man; and that it is designed particularly to aid his own class in the successful prosecution of their vocation; though it contains some ideas worthy [of] the notice of any engaged in the manufacture of cotton goods. -author’s introduction, p. In addition to his industrial pursuits, Foster Wilson also had a brief political career, serving as a representative in the Massachusetts legislature (1866) and as a member of the Lowell Common Council (1867). A list of subscribers pp. 159-162 contains several orders from the South, including those of the Wilmington Cotton Mills, Wilmington, N. And English Manufacturing Company, Columbia S. OCLC locates nine institutional copies. Is Signed By The Author and To Joseph Y. Born in Hudson, New Hampshire, in 1827 Foster Wilson began work in one of the mills at Cocheco Falls on the Salmon River, while living in Rollinsford, but by 1853 he had moved to Lowell and was working as an overseer in a carding room at the Merrimack Mills. Supported by this committee he won election to the city council and later served one term as state representative. After the death of his first wife, Foster remarried and moved in 1887 to Holyoke, Massachusetts, where he also worked as a carding room overseer for the Lyman Mills. Foster produced a well-received book The Cotton Carder’s Companion, which he wrote while in Lowell. It contains some biographical information. He died in 1897. MORE INFO: More information can be found at the end of the gallery images. This info is for Reference Only and does not come with the Book. A great piece of 19th Century American Ephemera! Item comes as seen and as is! Please see all photos! If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask! Thanks for stopping in!
Rare Antique Victorian American Cotton Carders Companion Book! Lowell, MA 1876