Tailors. –In 1836 the number of tailors and slopmakers in the town was 500, and these were fully employed; at present there are only 250, and these but partially employed; leaving 250 who are unemployed. Some have left the town, and others are gone to America or Australia.

Citation: Scotsman (Edinburgh, United Kingdom), 22 December 1841, available at the Scissors and Paste Database, http://www.scissorsandpaste.net/306.