Footnotes, Chapter 2:

8 Dodge, Bertha. 1984. Cotton: The Plant That Would Be King. University of Austin Press. Texas. p. 16.
9 Scherer, J. A. B. 1916. Cotton as a World Power. Frederick A. Stokes Co. New York. "Who knew before the Great War, that the world's cotton crop, of which three-quarters, or thereabouts, is produced in the United States of America, exceeds in value the whole world's output of the precious metals by fifty per cent?" p. 2.
10 North, D. C. 1966. The Economic Growth of the United States: 1790-1860. The Norton Library, USA. p. 67.
11 Dodge,B., p. 52.
12 USDA. 1877. Flax and flax products in the United States. Report of the Statistician. p.175.
13 Dodge, C. A. 1896. A report on the culture of hemp and jute in the United States. USDA Office of Fiber Investigations. Report No. 8. p. 21.