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Pennsylvania Society for the Encouragement of Manufactures and the Useful Arts

 Organization

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Pennsylvania Society for the Encouragement of Manufactures and the Useful Arts accounts

 Collection
Accession: 1646
Abstract:

The Pennsylvania Society for the Encouragement of Manufactures and the Useful Arts was a membership organization of Philadelphia's political, mercantile, and manufacturing elite to promote the causes of domestic manufacturers, particularly textiles. The Pennsylvania Manufacturing Society accounts include a ledger of both the general and special accounts of the manufacturing fund. The bulk of the transactions are from the period of active operations, with the settlement of accounts taking place between 1790 and 1801.

Dates: 1788-1801