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James Higgins

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Engineer and inventor of Salford.

1849, 24 September, patent sealed: James Higgins, Salford, machine-,maker, and Thomas Schofield Whitworth, Salford, mechanic, improvements in machinery for preparing, spinning, and doubling.[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Practical Mechanic's Journal, Nov 1849