eating houses, fire banks, two
weekly and two daily newspapers,
2,100 dwelling houses and about
12,000 inhabitants. The per cent,
of increase in wealth and popula-
tion, for the past three years, has
been 'quite as great as that of any
city in the State.
Manufactories. The manufac-
tures are varied and quite exten-
sive, the most important of which
are as follows:
Nashua Manufacturing Company,
capital, $ 1,000,000; employs 300
men and 800 women and chil-
dren; annual payroll $360,000;
produce 13,970,891 yards of fine
sheetings, print cloth, and cotton
flannels, valued at $ 1,862,275.
Jackson Manufacturing Com-
pany, capital, $ 600,000, employ
100 men, and 350 women and
children; annual pay roll $ 150,000;
produce 9,054,800 yards of cot-
ton cloth, valued at $ 1,086,576.
Vale Mills. Capital, $300,000;
employ 30 men, and 50 women
and children; annual pay roll $ 24,
000, and produce 884,000 yards of
cotton cloth valued at $ 97,200;
Nashua Iron and Steel Compa-
ny, capital, $ 500,000; . employ 300
men; annual pay roll $ 180,000;
value of productions, $ 2,000,000.
This Company produces steel tire,
locomotives, cranks, heavy iron
and steel shafting, and all kinds of
heavy and light iron and steel work.
Their grounds cover twenty acres.
"Within their enclosure, are six
large buildings each 200 feet long,
and 75 feet wide, making the area
covered with buildings about two
Nashua Iron Company, capital,
$60,000; employ 95 men; annual
pay roll, $ 52,800; annual value of
production, $ 190,000.
Nashua Foundry, capital, $ 45,
000.00; employ 70 men; annual
pay roll, $36,000; annual sales,
"Warner and Whitney. Machine
Shop, capital, $ 50,000; employ
60 men; payroll $28,000; annual
value of productions, $ 100,000.
A. II, Saunders, Machinist, cap-
ital, $ 25,000; employs 10 men; an-
nual pay roll, $8,600; production,
Flathen & Company, Machinists,
capita], $ 12,000; employ 16 men;
annual pay roll $9,600; produc-
tion, $ 24,000.
Nashua Lock Company, capital,
$60,000, employ 134 males, and
16 females; annual pay roll, $ 60,
000; sales, $ 180,000.
American Patent Horse Clipping
Company, capital, $ 10,000; patent
sales, $ 10,000.
Nashua Card and Glazed Paper
Company, capital, $ 100,000, em-
ploy 75 males, and 75 females, an-
nual pay roll, $57,000; annual val-
ue of productions, $ 450,000.
Eaton and Ayer, bobbins, spools
and shuttles for cotton and woolen
factories. Capital $100,000, employ
200 men, pay roll, $ 84,000; pro-
ductions, $ 175,000.
Fletcher, Webster & Co., manu-
facturers of black walnut and
chestnut furniture, capital $75,000;
employ 60 males and 20 females;
annual pay-roll, $44,600; sales,
Nashua Novelty Works, manu-
facture bird cages, toy sleds, toy
wagons, and almost every descrip-
tion of toys in the juvenile line.
Capital, $ 25,000; employ 15 males
and 3 females; annual pay-roll,
$9,600; sales, $30,000.
Gregg & Son, doors, sash and
blinds; capital, $65,000; employ