Wednesday, September 24, 2008

MDCCCXXXVIII


Merrow was established in 1838. One Hundred and Seventy Years Ago...

Today we publish a little esoterica from the year MDCCCXXXVIII...

In 1838 Sam Houston was president of Texas.

The Pastry War got Santa Anna out of his rocker

and the Man with the Freakiest Wink died with an oddly ironic name and a nickname that aged as poorly (Bunyan of Wales)

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Merrow has manufactured sewing machines since 1838 and remains one of the most interesting companies in the textile space

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