Photocopies of 'Reminiscences of Flax Spinning' by William Brown, 1862, and of letters to the editor of the Dundee Advertiser.
'Reminiscences of Flax Spinning' by William Brown
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Administrative / Biographical History
William Brown was the son of James Brown of Cononsyth, Angus, and his wife Mary. James had five children: Andrew (1784-1847), James (1785-1869), John (1790-1848), William (b.1791) and Mary (b.1796). In 1816 three of the brothers, James, John and William, purchased East Mill a flax spinning mill at West Ward, Dundee, about which William wrote his essay and remarks.
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Description compiled for the hub by Sarah Bland, October 2006.