Bates Mills Transcript
120 BOYS AND GIRLS
Owing to the inability of the Mills, to supply the Government with
(So much needed by our Soldiers now in the field,) as fast as wanted,
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.