A History of Paper-manufacturing in the United States, 1690-1916

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Lockwood trade journal Company, 1916 - Paper industry - 352 pages
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Page 5 - Here dwelt a printer and I find That he can both print books and bind; He wants not paper, ink, nor skill He's owner of a paper mill. The paper mill is here hard by And makes good paper frequently, But the printer, as I do here tell, Is gone into New York to dwell.
Page 5 - tother hard by. A Paper Mill near German-Town doth stand, So that the Flax, which first springs from the Land, First Flax, then Yarn, and then they must begin, To weave the same, which they took pains to spin. Also, when on our backs it is well worn, Some...
Page 62 - ADVERTISEMENT. The Bell Cart will go through Boston before the end of next month, to collect Rags for the Paper-Mill at Milton, when all people that will encourage the Paper Manufactory, may dispose of them.
Page 5 - Pennsylvania, in which he alludes to the settlement : — " The German town of which I spoke before, Which is at least in length one mile or more, Where lives High German people and Low Dutch, Whose trade in weaving linen cloth is much, — There grows the flax, as also you may know That from the same they do divide the tow. Their trade suits well their habitation, — We find convenience for their occupation.
Page 114 - As the subscribers have it in contemplation to erect a PAPER MILL in Dalton, the ensuing spring; and the business being very beneficial to the community at large, they flatter themselves that they shall meet with due encouragement.
Page 67 - Manufacture, and when the young Ladies are assured, that by the sending to the Paper Mill an old Handkerchief, no longer fit to cover their snowy Breasts, there is a Possibility of its returning to them again in the more pleasing form of a Billet Doux from their Lovers, the Proprietors flatter themselves with great Success.
Page 90 - ... as per memorial on file : Resolved by this Assembly, that the memorialists have liberty, and liberty and authority is hereby granted to them, to...
Page 35 - Ye Fair, renown'd in Cupid's Field, Who fain would tell what Hearts you've killed; Each Shift decay'd, lay by with Care; Or Apron rubb'd to bits at— Pray'r, One Shift ten Sonnets may contain, To gild your Charms, and make you vain; One Cap, a Billet-doux may shape, As full of Whim, as when a Cap, And modest 'Kerchiefs Sacred held May sing the Breasts they once concealed.
Page 19 - Wilks. consider their project. Before taking such a big step as the setting-up of a mill, they decided to ask the provincial legislature for its blessing, in the form of a monopoly. The legislature proved friendly, and in 1728 passed a special act: Whereas the Making Paper within this Province will be of Public Benefit and Service; But inasmuch as the Erecting Mills for that purpose and providing Workmen and Materials for the Effecting that Undertaking will necessarily demand a considerable Disburse...
Page 188 - America. Smith & Winchester Manufacturing Company and the AH Hubbard mill of Connecticut began the manufacture of Fourdrinier machines in the United States and made three in 1829-33. Phelps & Spafford, another Connecticut firm, took the next step. In 1830, they built a complete paper-making unit "with making-cylinder, press-rolls, steam-drying cylinder, reels and cutter, connected, so that at last it was possible for the papermaker to take in the pulp at one end of his machine, make the paper, dry...

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