When I was enrolled in kindergarten, the teacher picked me to act in a 30-minute play, Capmaker
and the Sailor.
While Smith's most famous work is probably De republica Anglorum (1565), his Discourse of the Common Weal of this Realm of England is perhaps the "most celebrated tract in Tudor social history." (67) The Discourse, written in the summer of 1549 but unpublished until 1581, consists of a series of dialogues in which several characters--a knight, a doctor, a merchant, a capmaker
, and a husbandman--discuss the commonwealth's economic crisis and offer explanations for it.
Salsberg, a capmaker
by trade, was born in Lagov, Poland, in 1902 and had immigrated with his parents to Canada in 1913.
Les cooperateurs utilisent en fait les termes anglais suivants; clerk, peddler, laborer, capmaker
, operator, tailor, bookkeeper, barber et mechanic.
I like to quote Roger Ikor, who, in his prize-winning novel about an immigrant Jewish capmaker
in Paris, vividly evoked the late nineteenth-century emigration question: Where to?
to a London capmaker
. (86) He was only one of a growing number of northerners indebted to London merchants: two grocers in particular, Thomas Phillips and Robert Mildenhall, had nearly 400 [pounds sterling] of debts owed by York dyers, merchants, and spicers enrolled in York in 1444-45.
In the York Capmakers
' Play, Lazarus is included with the "Woman Taken in Adultery."
DiDetroit Yiddishe Directory (1907), from which Robert Rockaway draws effectively, reported Jewish clerks and peddlers on the east side but also tailors, capmakers
, dressmakers, and others.
Given the prominence of Jews in the Monteal clothing trade by about 1900, it is surprising that there were far fewer Jewish clothiers than hatters, capmakers
, and furriers.