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A History of Paper-Manufacturing in the United States, 1690-1916 (Paperback) Loot Price: R385
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A History of Paper-Manufacturing in the United States, 1690-1916 (Paperback): Lyman Horace Weeks

A History of Paper-Manufacturing in the United States, 1690-1916 (Paperback)

Lyman Horace Weeks

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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. 1916 Excerpt: ...size. A year previous there had been talk of the federal government establishing an armory in that locality, and Kendall, acting on inside advance knowledge of the plan, had purchased the land on speculation so as to sell it to the government. He began the erection of his mill in the summer of 1820, and it was completed early in 1821. Later the property was purchased by E. H. Steadman and was operated by him and others with only indifferent financial results. In 1875 it was purchased by Dupont & Co., who removed the machinery to another mill which they owned in Louisville. mR. A. Halley: Paper-making in Tennessee. In The American Historical Magazine, IX. (1904), pp. 213-216. "'Goodspeed: History of Tennessee (1886), p. 275. CHAPTER NINE THE INTRODUCTION OF MACHINERY Hollander Engines For Pulp-beating--Invention Of The Fourdrinier And Its Importation Into The United States--Americans Invent And Improve Cylinder Machines--Other Inventors And InVentions--Radical Changes In Manufacturing Methods Are Gradually Introduced UNTIL well into the nineteenth century the original hand processes in paper-making had not been much improved upon. Only a very few small mechanical devices had, from time to time, been introduced into the mills, mildly to increase their efficiency. But the vat-men continued to dip the pulp into the moulds and shake out the water until the sheet was formed, and the sheets continued to be hung separately on rods in the lofts to dry The mill of 1800, save in the substitution of the beating engine for the fermentation or the stamping methods of reducing rags to pulp, was not materially different from that of 1700. More than one hundred years had elapsed since the first mill had been built in Pennsylvania but the American industry was still...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Lyman Horace Weeks
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 102
ISBN-13: 978-1-232-33090-5
Categories: Books > Language & Literature > Literature: texts
Books > Language & Literature > Literature: texts > Collections & anthologies of various literary forms
LSN: 1-232-33090-6
Barcode: 9781232330905

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