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N. E. COTTON MANUFACTURERS' ASSOCIATION.
Boston, July 1, 1867. DEAR SIR :-The stated Semi-annual Meeting of the Association will be held at the rooms of the Association, No. 53 Washington Street, Boston, on Wednesday, July 17, at 10 o'clock, A. M.
The Board of Government have appointed Committees from among the members, upon the following subjects, whose Reports will be presented for
1st. The Application of the Evener to the Lapper. 2d. An Improvement upon the Loose Boss Roller. 3d. The Let-off motion for Looms.
They have also invited several gentlemen, members of the Association, to give some account of recent observations upon Cotton Machinery and Modes of Manufacture in Europe, and have the pleasure of anticipating a compliance
with their request.
The following Amendment to the 8th Article of the By-Laws, proposed by WM. A. BURKE, Esq., at the annual meeting in January, is now pending, and will be in order for action at the coming meeting, viz.: To insert the word " Treasurer” before the words “ Agent or Superintendent.”
If adopted, the first clause of this Article would read thus :
ARTICLE 8. Any person of good moral character, who now is or hereafter may be Treasuter
, Agent or Superintendent of any Cotton Mill in New England, may become a member of this Association, upon his signing the By-Laws and paying an admission fee of Ten Dollans, and an annual assessment not exceeding Ten Dollars.
The Board congratulate the members of the Association upon its constantly increasing numbers, and the general interest in, and large attendance upon, its They cordially renew the invitation heretofore extended, to all those eligible to membership, to unite with the Association, and to avail themselves of the
pleasure of the coming meeting.
By order of the Board of Government,
AMBROSE EASTMAN, Secretary.