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Bates Mills Transcript

WANTED!
120 BOYS AND GIRLS
Owing to the inability of the Mills, to supply the Government with
TENT CLOTH.
(So much needed by our Soldiers now in the field,) as fast as wanted,
Managers of
THE BATES MILLS,
Have been induced to run their Machinery Extra Time, in order to supply in
part, the wants of the Government, therefore the above number of hands can
obtain employment at the Bates Mills, to do the following work, viz.
Twisting, Spooling, Spinning, Doffing, and Quilling.  They will be required
 to work 9 hours per day.