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The paper makers : early Pennsylvanians and their water mills

Author: Jane Levis Carter; Okehocking Heritage Society.
Publisher: Kennett Square, PA : KNA Press, 1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Carter, Jane Levis.
Paper makers.
Kennett Square, PA : KNA Press, 1982
(OCoLC)644545677
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Levis Carter; Okehocking Heritage Society.
OCLC Number: 9247955
Notes: "Endorsed by the Okehocking Heritage Society."
Includes index.
Description: viii, 104 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The better kind of men: emigration from England to Pensilvania, prior centuries --
Let there be gryst mills: early colonization by Swedes and English along the Delaware River, their use of water power --
Up the noble Darby River: first generation plantations established and mills increased --
The ancient mistery of paper making: Aemrica's first paper mill, history of paper making and watermarks --
They set the spinning wheels: eighteenth century political and social developments, rapid increase in paper making, through the Revolutionary period --
Down to the mill: Expansion and conversion of paper mills, schism within the Society of Friends, migration of some paper making descendants. Abandonment of water power --
Supplement --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: by Jane Levis Carter.

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