BROOM, James M. (1776-1850)
An Address delivered before the Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture: at its anniversary meeting January 16, 1821
Philadelphia: Printed for Littell & Henry, 1821. 8vo. 24pp.
Later green morocco backed cloth covered boards
Address given by the Delaware politician to celebrate the anniversary of the oldest agricultural society in the United States, including comments about the cotton gin.
Among Broom's comments is an enthusiastic recommendation on the benefits of new technology, including the cotton gin and a machine for preparing flax for manufacturing.