Thus it was with eli whitney, who proved himself such a benefactor to mankind by his inventive genius.
This was the invention of an American named eli whitney, and has been named a "saw-gin."
But eli whitney's invention of the cotton-gin made the payment of such wages possible and profitable.
He was so handy that the people said there was nothing eli whitney could not do.
The example of eli whitney, just referred to, suggests the other line of argument, which I shall now notice briefly in conclusion.
And now I will read you a little sketch of the life of eli whitney.
For what the cotton planter owes to eli whitney, the rice planter owes to Mr. Lucas.
It was in this house that eli whitney invented the cotton-gin.
Although eli whitney took out patents, every planter infringed them.
Opposed to the various types of roller gins is the “saw gin,” invented by eli whitney, an American, in 1792.