Francis Cabot Lowell

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About Francis Cabot Lowell

Francis Cabot Lowell is a bussness man from New England and after Samuel Slatter brought british textile style mill designs to America he created his own mill. Agter the Rhode Island System was created Lowell brought the Lowell system in to play.Lowells plan was to hire young unmarried farm girls to work at his mill keeping the thread in the looms straight.Lowell paid his workers $2 to $4 dollars a week and they paid $1.25 for room and board.