Sentence Examples with the word cotton mill

The first cotton mill had been established in Beverly in 1788, and the first real woollen factory at Byfield in 1794.

Of the makers of paper boxes, of shirts, collars and cuffs, of hosiery and knitting mill operatives, of glove-makers, silk mill operatives and book-binders they are more than half; so also of other textile workers, excluding wool and cotton mill operatives (these last the second largest group of women workers in manufactures), in which occupations males arc in a slight excess.

A cotton mill was erected in Lincoln county about 1813, and by 1840 about 25 small mills were in operation within the state.