In the year 1812 Mr. Whitney made application to Congress for the renewal of his patent for the cotton-gin.
Wherever cotton grew in the South there the cotton-gin was to be found.
But by the use of the cotton-gin he could separate the seed from a thousand pounds in a single day.
And at his cotton-gin was the appointed place for the mob to meet.
But Eli Whitney's invention of the cotton-gin made the payment of such wages possible and profitable.
The cotton-gin probably had much to do with the justification of slavery.
The idea of the cotton-gin was fully formed in his mind before he had lifted his hand towards making one.
Every cotton-gin and press in reach of the armies was burned from 1863 to 1865.
Economic importance to south of invention of cotton-gin in 1793.
We made our way to Davis' cotton-gin, where we found a picket post.