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Growth and manufacture of silk. Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting the information required by a resolution of the House of Representatives, of May 11, 1826, in relation to the growth and manufacture of silk, adapted to the different parts of the union. February 7, 1828. Referred to the Committee on Agriculture.

United States. Dept. of the Treasury.

Published by Pr. by Gales & Seaton, Washington, 1828
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Contents: Letter from the Treasury Department -- "Preface." (pp. 7?8) -- "The following queries were propounded, by the Secretary of the Treasury, to the various persons in the United States ." (pp. i?iii) signed in type "Richard Rush. Treasury Department, 29th July, 1826." -- "Table of contents." (pp. v?vii) -- "List of plates." (p. viii) -- Report (pp. 9?172) -- "Appendix. Treatise on dying silk." (pp. 173?193) -- "Translation from a German treatise on dying silk, by George William Helterhoff: published at Erfurt, 1809." (pp. [195]?214) -- "Errata." (p. [215]) -- Index. Includes illustrations of silk looms and other instruments in silk manufacturing. Government document: 20th Congress, 1st session. [Doc. no. 158.] Ho. of Reps. Treas. Dept. 8vo. 8, viii, 9?220, 1 fold. leaf; 5 plts. (1 fold.) Shoemaker 36324; Rink, Technical Americana, 1722. Removed from a nonce volume. Light foxing. Very good. Bookseller Inventory # 16610

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Publisher: Pr. by Gales & Seaton, Washington

Publication Date: 1828

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