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Aiken's Family Knitting Aiken's Knitting Machine Aiken's Machine appurtenances ART OF KNITTING astonishing AWARDED TO J. B. Baton Rouge Cincinnati circular loom cost of transporting December dollars Egbert Egberts Egberts immediately employment England enterprise entirely essentially a blessing Family Knitting Machine Family Machine Foot Power Machine hand knitting hand power machine hosiery business ingenious invented by J. B. J. B. AIKEN J. B. Aiken's Family Jobber knit stockings Knitting became knitting business KNITTING ESTABLISHMENT KNITTING LOOM Knitting Machine deserves knitting needles labor labor-saving invention ladies large family LOOPS A MINUTE MEDALS needle is adapted New-York city Normandy November November 13 Nubian Scarfs Ohio old frame old Lee frame Old Stocking Frame opera capes ordinary pair of hose plantation Portable Machine Power Loom profit PURCHASERS AND OPERATORS rapidity RECENT WONDERFUL IMPROVEMENTS sewing machine stocking weavers TESTIMONIALS OF PURCHASERS thing THOUSAND LOOPS tion TOOLS AND IMPLEMENTS wearing apparel woman yarn
Page 9 - In the year 1589, the ingenious William Lee, AM, of St. John's College, Cambridge, devised this profitable art for stockings, (but being despised, went to France,) yet of iron to himself, but to us and to others, of gold; in memory of whom this is here painted.
Page 9 - Hall, in Red Cross street London, there is a portrait of a man, painted in the act of pointing to an iron stocking frame, and addressing a woman, who is knitting with needles by hand. The picture bears the following quaint inscription : — "In the year 1599, the ingenious William Lee, AM,of St.
Page 16 - A smart girl, with one of these machines, can easily make TWELVE DOLLARS A WEEK, beside paying a large rent for the machine. In thus giving employment to the enterprising poor, the man of means would not only be doing himself a benefit, but would be eminently a public benefactor.
Page 29 - ... nothing like knitting. Grandmother's mission is now accomplished. She need never again come over to our house and bring her knitting-work. She can do it all at home before breakfast!
Page 7 - ... all at work in the fields. The farmstead is in good order, old though it is, for its stone walls were solidly built, they are thick, and all the timber used was oak, well seasoned. So substantial was the work that, with the exception of a few necessary repairs about some of the outbuildings, all is in nearly the same condition in which it was left by the ownerSj long dead, who caused it to be built so many generations ago. The land also is to all appearance just what it was when the site of the...
Page 23 - TESTIMONIALS or PURCHASERS AND OPERATORS. FROM the many testimonials which we are constantly receiving from those who are...
Page 25 - It gives me pleasure to be able to add my testimony to the value of your Family Knitting Machine.