Spinning Jenny

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“This machine carried a number of spindles turned by cords or belts from the same wheel, and operated by hand. It was a very simple affair, but it spun at first eight threads then sixteen, and within the inventor’s own lifetime eighty, thus doing the work of many spinning wheels."—Webster, 1920


Webster, Hutton Modern European History (Boston, MA: D.C. Heath & CO., 1920)


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