Contractors had been engaged, and on Monday work would begin.
Two contractors, who had made large fortunes, had a quarrel.
Ah, yes—and what about the contractors, whom he couldn't pay, I hear?
The contractors were not allowed to import unskilled labour.
All day he walked about with his eyes open for contractors' signs.
He, however, did not continue as one of the contractors but withdrew.
The contractors, freighters and workmen threaten to strike unless they get their money.
There were about four thousand in the camp, some hired out to contractors.
The contractors, English and Confederate, were taking the rest.
This was the first work of its kind that the contractors had done.