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1856. Wilson's Power loom [1]

On his petition, recorded in the Office of the Commissioners on the 11th day of October, 1856, #2428 to George Wilson, of Glasgow, in the county of Lanark, North Britain, Manufacturer, for the invention of "improvements in power looms." [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1857/05/29
  2. London Gazette 14 November 1856