Wool Carding. The subscriber respectfully informs his friends and customers, that he still continues to carry on the above business, at a reduced price, at his old place, Fowler's Factory, Danvers Neck. Benj Potter, Jr.

Wool Carding. The subscriber respectfully informs his friends and customers, that he still continues to carry on the above business, at a reduced price, at his old place, Fowler's Factory, Danvers Neck...

[Danvers, n.d. ca. 1830s.]. Broadside (approx. 6" x 7¼"), light foxing and staining, previous folds, one short tear in the bottom margin. "All orders left at the store of Messrs. Adams & Tyler will be punctually and faithfully attended to." Benjamin Potter, Jr. (1779-1850) was born in Essex, Mass. Fowler's Factory is likely that of Samuel Fowler (1776-1859) which contained a "Curriers shop, Bark mill and house, large building for sawing marble, grist mill, pulverizing mill, situated in Danvers and Beverly on the bridge across Porter's river, usually called Liberty of Spite Bridge ... It is understood that two carding machines for wool have been placed in the pulverizing mill chamber" (Stickney, M. A., The Fowler Family, 1883). Not found in American Imprints or OCLC. Item #56993

Price: $250.00

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