Powder-mills sentence example
Besides the ministry which had come with the regent, Reorgan- the council of state, and the departments of the four ization on ministries of home, finances, war and marine then Portu- existing, there were created in the course of one year a supreme court of justice, a board of patronage and administration of the property of the church and military orders, an inferior court of appeal, the court of exchequer and royal treasury, the royal mint, bank of Brazil, royal printing-office, powder-mills on a large scale, and a supreme military court.
Brewing, brickmaking and the manufacture of cement are also carried on, and there are several large powder mills in the vicinity.
In 1793 large cavalry barracks were erected upon it, and it is also the site of extensive powder mills.
During the Civil War Augusta was the seat of extensive military factories, the tall chimney of the Confederate powder mills still standing as a memorial.
His family continued to conduct the powder-mills, which brought them considerable wealth.Advertisement
Diamond cutting is carried on and the town has also foundries, breweries, and in the neighborhood extensive powder-mills.