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MANUFACTURE OF BOOTS AND SHOES.

their ranks and places, to their great advantage, especially coopers and shoemakers, who had either of them a corporation granted, enriching themselves by their trades very much. As for tanners

PSM V41 D515 A shoe factory around 1890.jpg
Fig. 3. A Factory of To-day.

and shoemakers, it being naturalized into their occupations to have a higher reach in managing these manufactures than other men