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A Collection of Materials Relating to Charles G. Sargent, A Textile Machinery Manufacturing Company . Charles G. Sargent .Graniteville, MA.1870s
 A Collection of Materials Relating to Charles G. Sargent, A Textile Machinery Manufacturing Company . Charles G. Sargent .Graniteville, MA.1870s


 
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A collection of materials relating to the business firm of Charles Grandsion Sargent (1819-1878), which was a successful textile machinery manufacturing company in Graniteville, MA. It was founded in 1854 by Sargent himself, and after his sons joined him, became known as the C. G. Sargent's Sons Corporation. Collection includes: Four advertising circulars for several of Sargent's machines such as the Metallic Waste Card machine, Cold-Air Wool-Drying Machine, Wool-Washing Machine and the Burring Wool Machine, an envelope with two sample waste boards for the Metallic Waste Card, and a letter regarding the purchase of a machine in a mixture of English and German. The advertising circulars contain a variety of black and white illustrations of the machines, consumer testimonials, and open letters to the public written by Sargent extolling the benefits of his machines. Measures 10 3/4" x 8" (largest), 5" x 2 3/4" (smallest).