Reference Entry

Crompton, Samuel (1753-1827), inventor of the spinning mule

Douglas Farnie

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/6760

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The mule | The impact of the mule | The Crompton censuses | Business activities | Character and beliefs

Reference Entry.  3900 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: biography ; history

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