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America creates it's own woolen goods to compete with England...
Item # 665013
Currently Unavailable. Contact us if you would like to be placed on a want list or to be notified if a similar item is available.THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, Dec. 4, 1769 (currently spelled Gloucester) Page 2 has reports from Boston and Williamsburg headed "America" concerning people who are endeavoring to created their own wool factory: "...which...can be carried on to great advantage...they can at least make it equally profitable as importing the manufactures of Britain; and at the same time provide for the numberless idle youth, whose parents now labour only to support their brethren of Great Britain."
Four pages, a very nice & decorative masthead featuring engravings on either side, full red tax stamp on the ftpg., very nice condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's