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19th Century Industry

Raskin Bobbins

Industry during 19th century America wasn’t necessarily concentrated in large urban centers. A good deal of it was towns of middling size but with aspirations of grandeur. One of the several small pre-Civil War enterprises in Agincourt shared the Syndicate Mill with other entrepreneurial efforts. They made bobbins for both commercial and hand weaving. I wonder if they were founded by an ancestor of Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD)? Should we ask him?