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Fascinating facts about Thomas Highs
inventor of a Spinning Jenny in 1764.

Thomas Highs
 
AT A GLANCE:Highs, Thomas ~ Spinning Jenny ~ 1764
Thomas Highs (1718-1803) was a reed-maker and a member of the Swedenborg religious sect. He had been the brain behind both the spinning jenny and another spinning machine called the water frame. However, he had no entrepreneurial flair and no money. Source: BBC Series Making History

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