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1880 Bankruptcy. '...Liquidation by Arrangement or Composition with Creditors, instituted by Thomas Hawkins, trading under the style or firm of Hawkins and Co., of No. 15, Steelhouse-lane, Birmingham aforesaid, Bicycle Manufacturer...'