[London : s.n., 1752]; 6 pages
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Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons.
Report upon the petitions relating to the manufacture of hats
|Published||[London : s.n., 1752]|
Hudson's Bay Company -- History -- 18th century.
Compagnie de la Baie d'Hudson -- Histoire -- 18e siècle.
Hat trade -- Great Britain.
Fur trade -- Great Britain.
Hatters -- Great Britain.
Chapeaux -- Industrie -- Grande-Bretagne.
Fourrures -- Commerce -- Grande-Bretagne.
Chapeliers (Personnes) -- Grande-Bretagne.
Contains reports from English manufacturers principally of beaver hats (but also of rabbit and goats' hair hats) whose successful export trade to Europe has been hit by cheaper French manufactuers; chiefly concerns beaver hats and the fur trade with the Hudson's Bay Company.
At head of title: 1752.
Running title: Report relating the manufacture of hats.
Title from title screen.
At foot of p. 373 and 377: "Vol. II".
A later, 1803 ed., states that this item was reported by Alexander Hume (c.1693-1765). Cf. http://www.maggs.com/departments/early_british/authors/hume/report- upon-the-petitions-relating-to-the-manufacture-of-hats-reported-by- alexander-hume-esq-11th-february-1752/ea15461/.
p. -377 ; 42 cm (fol.)