- James,died 1778, English inventor of spinning machinery.
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It was even whispered that President Hargreaves had not been kidnapped at all.
"Take Mr. Hargreaves to any place of temporary safety you can," he said.
It must not be supposed that his travelling carriage was identical with that of Hargreaves.The Story of the Cotton Plant
The Indian Agent and 148 Mr. Hargreaves had driven up in a buckboard.The Watchers of the Plains
Only the year before Hargreaves obtained his patent for the spinning-jenny.James Watt
- James. died 1778, English inventor of the spinning jenny