New York : The Luther M. Corwall Co. (printers). Limited Edition. Folio. Item #031588
Limited to 295 copies. The present copy is number 104. An exact photographic facsimile of the 1823 edition. One of the most remarkable ways of looking at the economic and labor market in the early 19th Century. It includes 22 pages on New York alone while textile mills which sprang up in the region. Unpaged (60 leaves) The previous census reports were inadequate. After the Panic of 1819, Secretary of State John Quincy Adams decided more information on the industrial, commercial, and agricultural aspects of the U.S Alabama, Maryland and South Carolina show increases in cotton gins, while strangely Mississippi did not report (reporting was voluntary). The complete unpaged report on manufacturing by each county in each reporting state in 1820 including Maine (the 23rd state to be admitted to the U.S). as well as the territorial states (Missouri, Michigan, and Arkansas) are reported though not yet admitted to the Union. Most of the material is arranged by counties and provides details of the economic explosion in the manufacturing centers in the east and the growing cotton expansion in the South. This remains one of the most significant documents on the economic factors by county in the early United States, ex-library with their small bookplate, their perforation on title page, and call numbers on spine. No pockets, names or any other ex-library markings. Bound in 1/4 green linen over dark green pebble grained cloth lettering gilt within gilt framed, spine gilt and with and library numbers. A nice copy of this scarce work. [OCLC:14078873].