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1851 Great Exhibition: Official Catalogue: Class VI.: Higgins and Sons

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14. HIGGINS and SONS, King Street, Salford - Manufacturers and part Inventors.

Cotton machinery:— Patent roving frame of 72 spindles; double self-acting radial mule, 600 spindles.

Long-line flax machinery:— First drawing frame, four bosses; second, 4 heads, 4 bosses each; patent roving frame, 6 heads, 60 spindles; spinning frame, 144 spindles.

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