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Probates and Inventories
Barnard Probates. Inventories from the husbands of Hannah Barnard
Westcarr and Hannah Barnard Marsh.
Inventories. Four Probates Associated with the Damm Garrison
and its Collections.
1718 Probate. A
Probate record from 1718.
1777 Probate. A
1777 probate record.
1831 Probate. The
1831 Probate for the Damm Garrison.
Manufacturing. An account of domestic manufacturing. Connecticut
Journal (29 January 1768).
Spun. The Harvard senior class decides to wear homespun to graduation.
Connecticut Courant (11 January 1768).
on Broadcloth. An article on the provision of a premium on locally
made fabric brought to the offices of Edes and Gill, printers of
the Boston Gazette. New London Gazettes (11 May 1770).
An industrial accident in the mills of Winchendon, MA. "Horrid
Accident," Boston Evening Transcript (3 March 1834).
Spinning Meetings and Matches
Meeting in East Windsor. A spinning meeting in East Windsor,
5 April 1769. Connecticut Courant (17 April 1768).
CT Spinning Match. A spinning match in Lebanon, CT. Connecticut
Courant (20 February 1767).
Spinning Meeting. A spinning meeting in Newport, RI. New London
Gazette (8 June 1770).
Spinning in Boston. Account of a productive manufacturer in
Boston. New London Gazette (29 December 1769).
Spinning in Boston II. A second printing of the account of a
productive manufacturer in Boston. Connecticut Courant (1 January
Girl's Garland. "The Factory Girl's Garland: Devoted to
the Interests of the New England Factory Operatives," 1:19
(Exeter, NH, 14 September 1844). Courtesy of Special Collections,
Dimond Library, University of New Hampshire.
Labor Broadside. A broadside from the Dover labor movement on
liberty, independence, and equal rights, Dover, NH (March 1834).
Original in the Woodman Institute, Dover, NH.
Strike in Dover Account. An account of the first strike in Dover.
Mechanics' Free Press (17 January 1829).
"History of the Labor Movement." A selection on the
19th century mills from Philip S. Foner, "History of the Labor
Movement in the United States, Vol. 1: From Colonial Times to the
Founding of the American Federation of Labor" (New York: International
Turn-out at Lowell.
An account of a strike at Lowell. Boston Evening Transcript (17
at Lowell Part II. Follow-up article on the Lowell strike, second
article. Boston Evening Transcript (18 February 1834).
Turn Out. Account of a strike in Dover, NH. Boston Evening Transcript
(6 March 1834).
An account of the first strike at Dover, NH written in the late
19th century. "First Strike," New York Times (6 February