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  • Title: The History of Derby
  • Autor: William Hutton
  • Editor: Theclassics.Us
  • Relaese Date: 12 September 2013
  • ISBN: 1230361111
  • EAN: 9781230361116
  • Language: English
  • Age of Range: 15 years
  • Edition: allinonedrucker.net
  • Format Book: PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
  • Number of page: 46 pages
  • File Size: 13MB
  • Rating: ★★★★★
 

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Description The History of Derby by William Hutton

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1817 edition. Excerpt: ... COTTON. The introduction of this manufactory is of much later date. Two machines upon the Arkwright plan add to the modern commerce- and several looms have lately been constructed for the fabrication of calicoes.--Another machine, still later, appeared, to convert wool into a thread for weaving carpets. From the above state of trade in Derby, it appears that she crept silently through ages without much connexion with Commerce, except what arose from her own taylors, hatters, weavers, and shoe-makers, till the beginning of the present century, when the frame, the river, the silk-mill, the porcelain, &c. awakened her drowsy talents to riches, increase, and notice. The man who has known her threescore years can easily discover an improvement in her external buildings, and the extension of her borders. He may as easily prophecy, that, like an infant, whose whose powers are equal to its magnitude, it can stand upon its own basis, and will rise more rapidly towards maturity. "
Besides the above-mentioned manufactures, several others are carried on to a considerable extent. There is a small bleaching-mill situated on Nun'
 
 

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