Bonds posted by constables, showing names of constable and surety; date and amount of bond; conditions of obligation; signatures of constable, surety, and witnesses; and date filed. Arr. chron. by date filed. No index. Hdw. and typed on ptd. fm.
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Comb making in America, an account of the origin and development of the industry for which Leominster has become famous, to which are added pictures of many of the early comb makers and views of the old time comb shops
compiled and privately printed for Bernard W. Doyle, president of the Viscoloid company, inc., in commemoration of the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the comb industry in Leominster, Massachusetts.
xiv, 158 p. incl. front., illus., ports. pl. 27 cm.
"Compiled, written and printed under direction of Perry Walton."
Antiquity of combs -- Establishment of the comb industry in America -- Growth of the comb industry in West Newbury -- The Noyes family : their relation to the comb industry -- Improvements in the manufacture of combs -- The Hills family and the comb industry in Leominster -- Comb-making in Clinton, Massachusetts, and other industrial centers -- Horn, tortoise shell, ivory and their substitutes -- The town of Leominster.