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Annals of Agriculture and Other Useful Arts Volume 9 (Paperback) Loot Price: R448
Discovery Miles 4 480
Annals of Agriculture and Other Useful Arts Volume 9 (Paperback): Books Group
Annals of Agriculture and Other Useful Arts Volume 9 (Paperback): Books Group

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1788 Excerpt: ...next number) is not real, and that it is owing to a difference in the wool; the earnings, perdiem, being the fame. A. Y. Vox.. IX. No. 51. A a 1od. iod. 43. &c. for fourteen-penny work, some give iod. others but 96 . for the stint, and deduct as above, id. for every penny short of the stint. For sixteen-penny work', 12d. with the fame deductions reeled on a seven-quarter reel. For eighteen-penny work, i2d. on an.eightquarter reel. There is no two-shilling work spun in this parish, nor has any person constant employ in spinning hemp, &c. when they do lpin it for the shoemakers, they earn 6d. per day; whilst a good spinner can earn only 2 d. per day, or Is. 3d. per week; a very good spinner 3d. per day, or Is. 6d. per week; who used to earn a few years back, the former, is. 6d. a week, and the latter, 3s. I am, dear Sir, Your most obedient, and very humble Servant, WILLIAM MACRO. As this point of spinning it of much more importance throughout the kingdom, than may at first sight appear, I must beg, gentlemen, wherever situated, to favour me with accounts of it.--I will continue to insert such intelligence, until the business in all its variations is pretty well understood; from that time, the comparison of different employments will be known, and those whowish well to the poor, will no longer be in the dark, as to the bed means of serving them. I must, therefore, earnestly intreat gentlemen will favour me whh as great a variety of particulars, as they can correctly ascertain. A.Y. Bradsield, Bradfald, And Five Neighbouring Pillages. XXXIII. XX TOOL here is combed into tops of a pound weight, which is spun into various lengths, at various prices, which give the denomination of twelve-penny work, fourteen-penny, eighteenpenny, or two shillings work...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: Books Group
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 7mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 134
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-09514-2
Barcode: 9781130095142
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-130-09514-2

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