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Jeremiah Grime

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of Bolton Street, Bury

Sale of a 3-horse high pressure Steam Engine and Boiler, Slide and Polishing Lathes, Setting-out Machine, Copper Rollers,about 3000 Tools for Mill Making, several Tons of best Iron, Steel, large Punching, and Printing, and Engraving Machines, Bar Iron, Anvils, Vices, Smith's Tools, Household Furniture, s&.; exempt from reserve.
TO BE BE SOLD BY AUCTION, by Mr. Lomax, On Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, June 24th, 25th, and 26th, at Ten o'clock each day, on the Premises of Mr. Jeremiah Grime, Engineer and Engraver to Calico Printers, Bolton-street, Bury,
THE whole of the MACHINERY, which includes a high pressure ENGINE and BOILER, upright and line Shafting, with Pullies, five capital Slide Lathes, from 3 to 14 feet long, with Maundrill for polishing and turning Copper Rollers (by Grime, and Salmon and Marshall); 2 pairs of Clams (by Oram); 4 capital Engraving Machines, with 3/4 and 1/2 inch Pitchers (by Grime); 3 Polishing Machines; Setting-out Machine: about 3000 various Tools for Mill Making; Water of Ayre Slone; Grindstone in Metal Frame; quantity of Copper Rollers; Wood Patterns and Models; large Punching Machine; several Tons of best Iron ; Scrap ditto; Steel in Blocks; several patent Railway Carriage Wheels; round and square Plate Iron ; a large quantity of new Files and Engravers’ Tools; 2 Anvils, Smiths' Hearth and Bellows, Suages, Taps, Dies and Wrenches; large and small Beams and Ends; Hand Cart; 300 lbs. of Nitric Acid, and a variety of Tools used in the above business.
Also all the HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, con. sisting of Mahogany four-post and Camp Bedsteads; Feather and Flock Beds and Bedding ; Washstands, Dressing Tables, Toilet Glasses, and other Chamber Furniture; Mahogany Card, Pembroke, and other Tables ; 8 days’ Musical Clock, in Case ; Room Chairs and Carpeting; Sofa in Printed Cover; capital Kitchen Dresser, and the usual Kitchen requisites. The above Properly is well selected, and worthy the attention of Calico Printers, Engravers, and others. For particulars apply to Mr. Lomax, Sheriff’s Officer, Silverwell-street, Bolton.'[1]

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  1. Bolton Chronicle - Saturday 20 June 1840