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  • A large number of cotton mills furnish the chief source of industry; printing, dyeing and bleaching of cotton and calico, spinning and weaving machine making, iron and steel works, and collieries in the neighbourhood, are also important.
  • The number rapidly increased, and in 1851 there were 66 cotton mills with 860,000 throstle spindles at work.
  • Large markets and fairs are held for corn, hops, cattle and sheep; and the town contains some highly reputed ale breweries, besides paper mills and iron foundries.
  • In the flax-mills the tendency is to produce the finest tissues as well as the coarser.
  • Long and weighed 36 lb to the yard, manufactured in England, since there were then no mills in America able to roll them.
 

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