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1930 announcement. 'Messrs. J. L. Thomas and Co., Ltd., Exeter, have acquired Messrs. Huxham and Brown's engineering in Commercial road, and at a future date will be transferring their office staff and showrooms in connexion with their wholesale trade to that address. Messrs. J. L. Thomas and Co., Ltd.'s, works are also situated within few yards the new premises, which will have the advantage the consolidation of the two staffs.'