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Report upon the petitions relating to the manufacture of hats

[London : s.n., 1752]; 6 pages

Document Record
Title Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons.
Report upon the petitions relating to the manufacture of hats
Published [London : s.n., 1752]
Identifier 9_09177
Subject 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.
Document source Scanned from the original publication held by Library and Archives Canada.
Notes 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. [371]-377 ; 42 cm (fol.)
Collection
Language eng
Permanent Link http://eco.canadiana.ca/view/oocihm.9_09177