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Alexander Cotter

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of Edgar Street, Scotland Road, Liverpool

1862 Advert: 'VALUABLE STEAM-ENGINE, LATHES, AND MACHINERY, EDGAR-STREET, SOOTLAND-ROAD, LIVERPOOL. By Mr. BRANCH, Monday next, the 10th instant, at Eleven o’clock, on the Premises, No. 16, Edgar-street, Scotland-road, Liverpool, The valuable MACHINERY, the property of Mr. Alexander Cotter, Engineer and Millwright, who is declining business.
The Machinery, &c., includes a powerful 10 1/2-inch screw-cutting lathe, made by Walker, of Manchester, twelve months ago, with counter shaft, reversing pulleys, and gearing for screw-cutting, 19 feet bed, with break and back sliding motion, a most improved vertical drilling machine, by Walker, also with moveable table and compound motion, a 5-horse power direct acting steam-engine, W Threlfall, also of Manchester, and cylindrical 8-horse boiler, and other new lathes in connection, with vices, anvils, slide rests, bellows iron tank, working benches, and other effects connected with the trade.
To be viewed This Day (Saturday), when Catalogues may be had from Mr. Cotter, on the Premises; or at Mr. Branch’s Offices, Hanover-street, Liverpool.'[1]

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  1. Liverpool Mail - Saturday 8 February 1862