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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 78



Rate paid.—2s. per dozen.

Remarks.—Worker has been in this trade seven years. Earns. 12d. 6d. per week, working nine hours and a half a day. The following weekly expenses came off earnings : Travelling to get and return the work, 1s. 4d.; carriage, 1s. 1d.; gas, 6d.; wax, l¼d.; machine-hire, 1s. 3d.; needles and oil, oil.; thread, 1s. to 1s. 4d. a week.