SLATER, SAMUEL
SAMUEL SLATER. (1768-1835). Slater, born in England, violated British law when he memorized the plans for textile machines and moved to the United States. He slowly set up a plant in Rhode Island and produced an abundant amount of cloth. He continued by building plants in other New England states.

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A Scarce Samuel Slater Signed Textile Related Document

 SLATER, SAMUEL
SAMUEL SLATER. (1768-1835). Slater, born in England, violated British law when he memorized the plans for textile machines and moved to the United States. He slowly set up a plant in Rhode Island and produced an abundant amount of cloth. He continued by building plants in other New England states. N. Providence, Dec. 28, 1799. ADS. 1 page. 7 ¼” x 8 ½”. “Messrs. Almy & Brown; Herewith I send by Thomas Bates 330 lbs. cotton yarn as under …Yours, S. Slater” Slater lists Slater lists the weights and twist numbers of the yarn delivered and writes at the bottom “Please to charge Thos. Hazard …of wicking…”. An interesting textile related document associating him in a transaction with the firm owned by Moses Brown. A scarce autograph.
Catalog: # AM-3629
State: Rhode Island
Topic: Business
Price: $750.00