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Historian examines site of mill

...timber, once held a pond and mill, where famed inventor Eli Whitney and a Georgia partner harnessed water power to operate...avalanche," states a biographical sketch compiled by the Eli Whitney Museum in New Haven, Conn. "Nothing was ever to be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/27/met_248508.shtml
Metro
Group hopes to open historic site

...the Savannah River location where Eli Whitney invented the cotton gin, possibly...cotton broker and descendant of Eli Whitney, and Midnight in the Garden of...Washington visits twice. 1793: Eli Whitney, a tutor at the plantation, designs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/08/29/met_297351.shtml
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PATENTS OVER THE YEARS:

...get from No. 1 to 1 million. It took one-tenth that time to go from 5 million to 6 million. 1794 -- Cotton gin: Eli Whitney 1837 -- Steel plow: John Deere, Patent No. 46,454 1869 -- Chewing gum: William F. Semple, Patent No. 98...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/03/06/bus_283005.shtml
Business
Cotton growers expect large crop, higher prices this year

...Gin, amid the deafening roar of electric motors, conveyor belts and fans. The gin stands - souped up versions of Eli Whitney's famous 1793 invention - separate the seeds from the lint. The seeds are collected for oil or animal feed and the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/10/met_390294.shtml
Metro
Necessity of nurses heated issue for Georgia schools

...make you chew them up. "I do not tolerate disrespectfulness," says this seasoned school nurse, who has worked at Eli Whitney Elementary School in Savannah for the past 11 years. Besides dispensing various medications to pupils, Ms. King comes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/17/met_279760.shtml
Metro
This day in the Millennium: March 14

...Sandford Cohen. NationWorld 1743 The first recorded town meeting in America was held, at Faneuil Hall in Boston. 1794 Eli Whitney received a patent for his cotton gin, an invention that revolutionized America's cotton industry. 1879 Physicist...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/15/met_256207.shtml
Metro
This day in the Millennium: March 14

...Sandford Cohen. NationWorld 1743 The first recorded town meeting in America was held, at Faneuil Hall in Boston. 1794 Eli Whitney received a patent for his cotton gin, an invention that revolutionized America's cotton industry. 1879 Physicist...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/14/met_256114.shtml
Metro
Closing of Whitney to mark end of era

...and South America.S.M. Whitney Co. was formed just after the Civil War by a descendant of cotton gin inventor Eli Whitney.Its founder and namesake, S.M. Whitney, moved to Georgia from Connecticut in the mid-1800s and opened a bookstore...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/225/2010-08-29/closing-whitney-mark-end-era
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Praises, criticizes radio show host

...Cumiskey, general manager of the Civic Center. Mr. Cumiskey is the best thing that's happened to Augusta since old Eli Whitney invented the cotton gin. I think he should be Augusta's next mayor. Getting back to Mr. Rhodes, he doesn't seem...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/13/op_253256.shtml
Opinion columns
Section 1 Timeline

...east, Jackson on west, Telfair on South.1791: Augusta visited by President George Washington, May 18-211793: Eli Whitney perfects and operates first cotton gin near Augusta.1796: Augusta inundated by "Yazoo Freshet"; bridge over river...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/225/2010-08-29/section-1-timeline
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