se, bearing the ship up with them.
By this apparatus, a vessel could be raised from four to six feet.
A primitive arrangement of this sort was used by Perry in 1813, by which he succeeded in getting his two largest vessels, which drew too much water to cross the bar, out of the harbor of Erie, Penn., in the face of the enemy.
btained results far beyond those of the original inventor.
Woolf's first engine was erected at Meux's brewery in 1806.
He took up his residence in Cornwall about 1813, where he astonished the Cornish engineers with the results obtained, but ultimately they found that high-pressure steam, applied to the single-cylinder engines, p
Power-loom, Rev. D. E. Cartwright, 1785.
Cotton-gin, Eli Whitney, 1794.
Dressing-machine, Johnson and Radcliffe, 1802– 1804.
Power-loom, Horrocks, 1803-1813.
Mule, Samuel Crompton, 1774-1779.
Self-acting mule, Roberts, 1825.
See cotton, flax, wool, hemp, silk, etc., appliances, p. 631.
A cotton-factory cite