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Subject: [TRIVVIES] From The Whitehaven Herald, Tuesday, April 23,1833/The Cotton trade
Date: Wed, 8 Oct 2008 17:52:48 +0800
Transcribed by Susan Bergeron.
The Whitehaven Herald, Tuesday, April 23, 1833
The Cotton Trade
The following account of the progress of the cotton manufacture is give by Mr. INGLIS, in his travels through the Tyrol: At the table d'hote at Lienz, I met a merchant of Warasdin, a town of Croatia, who was travelling with samples of cotton manufacture, which is carried on to some extent both in Warasdin and Fridau. He told me he could undersell both the French and British, even if a free trade were permitted in the Tyrol. At the head of his establishment at Warasdin he has an Englishman, from Belper in Derbyshire, who superintends the construction of machinery; and the cost of production has been consequently so diminished, that, in the market of Trieste, he is able to drive out British, and all other cotton of foreign manufacture.