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Jackson and Lee

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of New Lenton, near Nottingham

1831 Advert: '.... Machinery and capital Smiths’ Tool, NEXT WEDNESDAY. By Order of the Sheriff under an Execution, free from Duty. On Wednesday next, April 27th, 1831, at Ten in the Morning, on the Premises of those celebrated Rotary Machine Builders, Messrs. Jackson and Lee, New Lenton, near Nottingham,
Will be SOLD by AUCTION, by Mr. MORLEY,
The whole of the Effects Belonging to the Establishment of the above Firm,
CONSISTING of Two Twelve Quarters and Six Inches Eleven Point Rotary Machines, ready for the Bobbins and Carriages. Two Eleven Quarters Rotary Machines, in a similar state of fwardness, and One Eight Quarter Rotary like unto the above. The Tools consist of Two lathes, one 17 feet long with back Gearing, Slide Rest, Chuck-face plate and Cast Iron Bed. 3-feet Lathe, with Tools, Sixty Dozen of New Files, Four good Anvils, ; Two Pair of 30-inch Bellows, Fifteen Pair of Bench Vice, Trueing Rules of the best sort, New Screws, New Iron, old Steel, patent Tew Iron, capital Set Suages, twenty pair of Tongs, 100 feet of Benching, Bench Tools, 300 feet of new Deal and other Boards, Joiner’s Chest and Tools, and a great quantity of other Effects, too numerous for an advertisement, all of which are nearly new. Catalogues may be had at the Review Office on Saturday, the 23d inst.'[1]

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  1. Midland Counties - Friday 22 April 1831