drop-title | GROWTH AND MANUFACTURE OF SILK. LETTER FROM J. D'HOMERGUE UPON THE SUBJECT OF THE GROWTH AND MANUFACTURE OF SILK. J. D'Homergue.

drop-title | GROWTH AND MANUFACTURE OF SILK. LETTER FROM J. D'HOMERGUE UPON THE SUBJECT OF THE GROWTH AND MANUFACTURE OF SILK

[Washington]: 1831. Disbound. Item #4357

House document (United States. Congress. House) 21st Congress, 2nd session, doc. no. 114. pp. [1]. Single leaf, removed from binding. Light age-toning, unevenly trimmed upper edge with one short tear. The number 29 is written in contemporary ink on upper margin with a penciled note to "see no. 14." A good copy of a letter dated 23 February 1831 from J. D'Homergue to Andrew Stevenson detailing the potential profits of manufacturing silk, including the claim that one acre of land would produce $1,875 worth of cocoons every seven years.

Price: $17.50

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