Survey of mills in Delaware County, Pennsylvania 1826-1880

Survey of mills in Delaware County, Pennsylvania 1826-1880

Case, Robert P
Qty £23.00

Softback 144 pages

Following a general introduction, the survey reproduces data on all the mills in the Delaware Valley organised in six lists organised by Location, Type of Mill; Owners, Creek, Product, and Reference Number. There is also a map of the 1826 Survey with a key. The historical sources used were: A Statistical Account of Mills, Mill Seats and Manufactures on Water Power in Delaware County (1826); Federal Manufacturing Census, 1850; Federal Manufacturing Census, 1860; Textile Industries of Philadelphia, List of Power Mills and Machinery on Textile Fabrics, representing the Wool, Worsted, Cotton, Silk and Linen Manufactures of Philadelphia, 1880; An Historical Sketch of Chester on Delaware by Henry G. Ashmead, 1883. A description of these sources and the data that was extracted.

Publisher Delaware Community College and Delaware County Historical Society
Year of Publication 1994
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Stock Level 1
Product Categories Books and Journals, Water Power & Watermills, Other Books of Milling Interest,

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