The bill in equity, Charles T. James, vs. the Atlantic De Laine Company, et al. T. A. Jenckes, Esq., for complainant. R. W. Greene, Esq., A. Payne, Esq., Jas. H. Parsons, Esq., for respondents
The bill in equity, Charles T. James, vs. the Atlantic De Laine Company, et al. T. A. Jenckes, Esq., for complainant. R. W. Greene, Esq., A. Payne, Esq., Jas. H. Parsons, Esq., for respondents

The bill in equity, Charles T. James, vs. the Atlantic De Laine Company, et al. T. A. Jenckes, Esq., for complainant. R. W. Greene, Esq., A. Payne, Esq., Jas. H. Parsons, Esq., for respondents

Providence: Knowles, Anthony & Co., printers, 1861. 8vo, pp. 214; original printed front wrapper bound in contemporary quarter roan, gilt-lettered spine; spine rubbed and top of spine chipped; all else very good. With the ownership signature of John A. Garner, the attorney for Lyman B. Frieze, one of the respondents "The bill was originally filed by Charles T. James against the Atlantic Delaine Company, George W. Chapin, and Lyman B. Frieze; and, after the death of the complainant, it was revived by his administratrix. Its object is to obtain a cancellation of a release of James's interest in the capital stock of the company, together with a retransfer of the stock, and an account" (casetext.com). The Atlantic deLaine Company, "for manufacturing and other purposes," was founded by Josiah Chapin, Charles T. James, Paris Hill, Joseph Carpenter, and George W. Chapin. The original Atlantic De Laine factory was located near the junction of Hartford, Plainfield, and Manton streets in Providence. The company was founded in 1851 to manufacture delaine - a wool muslin, which was one of the earliest mass-produced worsteds. The company went bankrupt in the Panic of 1873. Not found in OCLC. Item #57319

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