Authorized reproduction of the users / instruction manual for a Davis New High Arm sewing machine. This is a boat shuttle, treadle operated sewing machine. The manual covers many of its basic attachments, has operating information, oiling and some troubleshooting information. This manual is from the 1880s and is complete and easily readable except there is a chunk is missing from the first two sheets of paper. Nothing really important is missing and about 80 percent of those pages are still present. IT IS IN GERMAN.