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CONTENTS.

INTRODUCTIOX.

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Spinning, by Zabozok, of Nodville-Wallotiy Trot's Spinning Jenny-

Origin of Weaving, by Ghelen-Weaving among the Ancient Egyp-

tians-Late Discoveries in Egypt, by Doctor Lepsius, Mr. Fellows, and

others—Bronze Power Loom--Dimity Power Loom-Fork and Grid

Stop-thread Motion-Ancient Net-work or Lace-Decorations of Sol-

omon's Temple-Ancient Spinning Machine, with 256 Spindles, &c.-

Babylonian Pen-knife-Silk Manufacture in China-The Gods' Eyes

Puncher-Seven-ply Carpeting-Figured Weaving in India-Pope

Alexander VI, his Account of the Cloth Manufacture in Ancient

Times by Arkite Ghiden Ghelen-Discoveries in Arabia-Zannkul K.

Euzen, King of Nodville-Oration on Weaving, delivered by Arphaxad

before Deioces, first King of the Medes-Alarm Loon-Lemuel P.

Arybas, of the Plains of Shinar, the Inventor of the Jaw-Temple-

Letter from Alexis Kersivenus, of Alexandria, Egypt-Contest in

Weaving between Minerva and Arachne-Egyptian Tapestry Weav-

ing, with imperial Let-off and Take-up Motions-Weaving in Pales-

tine, described by Pope Leo X-Weaving Gold and Silver-Wire-

drawing Machine, invented by Zurishaddai, of Sidon-Pope GXVI, his

Samples of Gold and Silver Lace-wire, &c.—Specimen of Egyptian

Shebeiz, procured from Mehenet Ali, Viceroy of Egypt-A Mantle

of Shinar-Babylonish Carpets and Shawis-Persian Carpets-Egyp-

tian Carpets, with raised Pile-Tyrian Purple-Grecian Tapestry-

Sale of Old Maids at Public Auction, by the Assyrians-Coan Robes

-Coan Vests-Account of Joseph's Coat, by Pope Leo X—The Pope

in error-Basharaboo's account of Joseph's Coat-Manufactures of

Lydia and Phrygia-Letter from Alexis Kersivenus.

SECTION VINTI.

SECTION TENTI.

PLAIN WEAVING, BY POWER.

Sharp. Roberts & Co.'s Loom-Howard and Scattergood's Looin, with
C. G. Gilroy's Improvements thereon-C. G. Gilroy's Improved Loom

-Amassa Stone's Loon-Oliver C. Burr's Loom-Gilroy's Patent-

Welcome A. Porter's Loom-Horace Hendrick's Loom-Frederick

Downing's Loom-Elijah Fairman's Loom-0. M. Stillman's Loom

-W. T. Shallerozs's Loom- Thomas Welch's Loom-Thomas Mel-

lowalew's Loom.

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SECTION TWELFTH.

FIGURED WEAVING, BY POWER.

Damask-Haight and Bigelow's Carpet Looms-Tompkins and Gilroy's

Damask Loom-C. G. Gilroy's Marseilles Quilting Loom, with Thomas
Yates' Improvements thereon-E. B. Bigelow's Quilting Loom-
Berry's Metallic Tissue Loom-Glass Weaving-C. G. Gilroy's Full-
harness Jacquard Loom-Dohmme and Romagney's Jacquard-Fred-
erick Goos' Jacquard-C. G. Gilroy's Presser-harness Jacquard Loom
-Claims of E. B. Bigelow's Patents-Evidence of Select Committee of
the House of Commons on Arts and Manufactures-Reed Scale-
Gilroy's Specimens of Design Paper-French Card Cutting or
Punching Machine-Reports of French, English, and other Manufac-
turers on C. G. Gilroy's Looms, with Letter from Hon. H. L. Ells-
worth-C. G. Gilroy's Loom Mountings, &c.—Gilroy's West Calcula-
tion Tables, &c.

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