This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1855 edition. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXI. THE LETTER REACHES SARATOGA IS FORWARDED TO ANNE IS LAID BEFORE HENRY B. NORTHUP THE STATUTE OF MAY 14, 1840 ITS PROVISIONS ANNE'S MEMORIAL TO THE GOVERNOR THE AFFIDAVITS ACCOMPANYING IT SENATOR SOULE's LETTER DEPARTURE OF THE AGENT APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR ARRIVAL AT MARKSVILLE THE HON. JOHN P. WADDLLL THE CONVERSATION ON NEW-YORK POLITICS IT SUGGESTS A FORTUNATE IDEA THE MEETING WITH BASS THE SECRET OUT LEGAL PROCEEDINGS INSTITUTED DEPARTURE OF NORTHUP AND THE SHERIFF FROM MARKSVILLE FOR BAYOU BOIUF ARRANGEMENTS ON THE WAY REACH EPPs' PLANTATION DISCOVER HIS SLAVES IN THE COTTON FIELD THE MEETING THE FAREWELL. I Am indebted to Mr. Henry B. Northup and others for many of the particulars contained in this chapter. The letter written by Bass, directed to Parker and Perry, and which was deposited in the post-office in Marksville on the 15th day of August, 1852, arrived at Saratoga in the early part of September. Some time previous to this, Anne had removed. to Glens Falls, Warren county, where she had charge of the kitchen in Carpenter's Hotel. She kept house, however, lodging with our children, and was only absent from them during such time as the discharge of her duties in the hotel required. M 19 Messrs. Parker and Perry, on receipt of the letter, forwarded it immediately to Anne. On reading it the children were all excitement, and without delay hastened to the neighboring village of Sandy Hill, to consult Henry B. Northup, and obtain his advice and assistance in the matter. Upon examination, that gentleman found among the statutes of the State an act providing for the recovery of free citizens from slavery. It was passed May 14,1840, and is entitled "An act more effectually to protect the free citizens of this State from...
Based on innovative and unique primary sources (e.g. notarial deeds) Cotton Enterprises: Networks and Strategieslooks to tell the story of the Lombardy cotton industry in the early 19th century, particularly the stories of entrepreneurs such as Francesco Turati who were able to 'corner' this otherwise atomistic industry. The book looks at both the financial and strategic elements of the businesses, as well as looking at enabling technology and even the emergence of factory organization in Italy and takes a business history analysis of pre-industrial business enterprises in a developing economy by taking into account all the crucial functions of enterprise.
Cotton Enterprises: Networks and Strategies makes important contributions to the study and research of the financing of early cotton mills, technology transfer in these entrepreneurial ventures, the organization of production, including a detailed discussion of the available technology, networks and relationships within the district. By highlighting the shift from putting-out to factory system, the crucial change of actors (both entrepreneurs and workers) and the birth of a local industrial district, exerting a long-lasting influence on the history of the area the book outlines the building of entrepreneurial networks and social hierarchies in (at the time) a new urban context.
Aimed at scholars, researchers and students in the fields of management history, development entrepreneurship and regional economics,Cotton Enterprises: Networks and Strategies answers previously non-addressable questions via innovative research methods and, as such, will be a key work in the field for years to come.
Megha Shah's second book of poetry, Threads of a Cotton Heart, is a collection of powerful poems on the subtleties of holistic love. Her chapters, Body, Mind, Soul, Heart, encapsulate all the ways in which we love. Simple-words convey complex emotions and the inner thoughts and rhythms of the human spirit are given a voice. A must-read for any lover of poetry and every strong but gentle heart.