Slater's Mark: Samuel Slater and the Founding of Webster  
 

 

Sources

Cameron, Edward H. Samuel Slater, Father of American Manufactures. Freeport, Maine: The Bond Wheelwright Co., 1960.

Macek, Paul J. and James R. Morrison. Early History of Webster, Dudley, and Oxford. Webster, Massachusetts: Published by the Authors, 2001.

Macek, Paul. Interview by Author, 16 August 2003.

Prude, Jonathan. The Coming of the Industrial Order: Town and Factory Life in Rural Massachusetts, 1810-1860. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1983.

Shaw, Michael J. Interview by Author, 15 August 2003.

White, George S. Memior of Samuel Slater, the Father of American Manufactures. Philadelphia: Published by the Author, 1836, reprinted 1967.

William, Doug. Interview by Author, 16 August 2003.

 

Methods

Besides ordinary “book research,” I also interviewed several people whose help and time I am extremely grateful for: Michael Shaw, of the Cranston Print Works Company; Doug Williamson, of the Webster-Dudley Historical Society; and Paul Macek, co-author of the Early History of Webster, Dudley, and Oxford. Their help has made this project much more complete then it would have been otherwise. Thank you.

 

Endnotes

To protect academic integrity, I have decided not to publish the endnotes. Instead, I have included a reference number, which you may use to email me regarding particular endnotes.

Questions can be directed to john@ourjourneys.org.

 

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