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Frank Morris (2)

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Frank Morris established the first complete factory in France for spinning, weaving, bleaching, and roller printing cotton textiles by the 'English' system (at Gisors)[1]

Morris went bankrupt in Gisors in 1808.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. [1] 'Quelques remarques sur le rôle des Anglais dans la Révolution industrielle en France, particulièrement en Normandie, de 1750 à 1850' J. Vidalenc, Annales de Normandie, 1958, Volume 8 No. 2 pp. 273-290
  2. [2] 'Banquiers, Négociants et Manufacturiers Parisiens du Directoire à l’Empire'by Louis Bergeron