IRISH MANUFACTURES. To the Right Honourable and Honourable the Trustees of the Linen and Hempen Manufacture. [Half-title].

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Dublin (?): Sn., 1783. Crown octavo. pp. 20. Modern wrappers. Exceedingly rare.
Black 1269 (A, Q). Goldsmiths 12410. Not in ESTC, which lists several related tracts. Not in BL online. Not in NUC. OCLC lists only microform. COPAC lists only the Goldsmiths’ copy. Not in Kress. Not in NLI.
One of many examples of Irish economic nationalism in the wake of the American Revolution. A series of letters by Roderick O’Connor and James Breakey on the manufacture of ash from vegetable matter comparable in quality to the ash traditionally imported from abroad. Ash was used in bleaching linen. Breakey reports on his ongoing experimental work under a subsidy from the trustees and provides a diagram of a kiln

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