Antigonish, Antigonish, NS, Canada
Business Category: Textiles
Products: yarns, custom carding and finsihing, woolen and knit products
Dates Founded: 1889
Remarks: K. Sweet - proprietor. The company was established in 1889 and reorganized in 1895. The steam-powered factory had 1 loom, 4 custom cards and 240 spindles.
(There was a February 20 1857 petition from Antigonish townspeople for funds to rebuild mills and woolen factory lost by fire).
Remarks Source: 1. Canadian Textile Directory. 1907-08.
2. RG 5 series P vol. 54 #101 (Nova Scotia Archives).
3. Textiles Mills in Nova Scotia, Mary Guildford.