Reference Entry

Arkwright, Sir Richard (1732-1792), inventor of cotton-spinning machinery and cotton manufacturer

John J. Mason

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


The small tradesman | Arkwright as inventor | Richard Arkwright & Co. | The patent trials | Social acceptance | Arkwright and his contribution

Reference Entry.  4641 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: biography ; history

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