Williams, Alice F.
Title Silk & Guns: Life of a Connecticut Yankee Frank Cheney 1817 - 1904.
Book Condition Near Fine
Publisher Manchester: Manchester Historical Society, 1996. 1996
Seller ID nm 2312C
1st ed. First Edition Ltd ed of 500 copies printed. 202p. Photos. Frank Cheney was one of 6 brothers who founded & managed Cheney Bros. Silk Co. of Manchester Connecticut, Largest Silk company in the United States. During the Civil War Frank set up, developed the machinery to produce & managed the Spencer Firearms Company factory in Chicopee Mass. This book was only issued in wraps. Near Fine Copy