rise of manufacturing in Connecticut, 1820-1850
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rise of manufacturing in Connecticut, 1820-1850 by Clive Day

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Published by Published for the Tercentenary Commission by the Yale University Press in New Haven, Conn .
Written in English



  • Connecticut


  • Manufacturing industries -- Connecticut -- History.

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Edition Notes

StatementClive Day.
SeriesTercentenary Commission of the State of Connecticut, Committee on Historical Publications ;, 44, Tercentenary pamphlet series ;, 44.
ContributionsTercentenary Commission of the State of Connecticut. Committee on Historical Publications.
LC ClassificationsHD9727.C8 D3
The Physical Object
Pagination31 p. ;
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6328723M
LC Control Number35028354

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