Retrospect: Alabama’s Daniel Pratt and his early cotton gins

Prattville namesake Daniel Pratt made his name in cotton gins.

Interior of Continental Gin Co. in Prattville. Photos courtesy of the Library of Congress. By the time Daniel Pratt’s portrait appeared in an 1851 magazine, he had already been an Alabama businessman for two decades. His tireless work establishing himself as a leading producer of cotton gins — as well as the town and other…

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