Observations of Lowell

Observations of Lowell by William Scoresby, 1845

AMERICAN FACTORIES AND THEIR FEMALE OPERATIVES 
BY REV. WILLIAM SCORESBY 
PUBLISHED 1845 
  
LOWELL

  
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EXCERPT

CHAPTER I                                                                                  PAGE 
Progress of American Manufactures                                                 1

CHAPETR II 
Of the City of Lowell with its Manufactories, etc.                              8-49

CHAPTER III 
The Female Operatives or Factory Girls of Lowell                            50-88

CHAPTER IV 
Enguiry into the Causes of the Superior Morals and  
     Intellectual Condition of the Lowell Girls Factory                         89-96

CHAPTER V 
Suggestions for the Improvement of the Condition of  
     Our Factory Operative—Especially that of Females                     97-130 
  
APPENDIX                                                                                   131