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Lewis and Furnevall

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of Hillgate, Stockport

1779 Advert: 'To all concerned in the COTTON MANUFACTORY.
LEWIS and FURNIVALL, JOINERS and CABINET-MAKERS, In the Hill-gate, Stockport, Cheshire, Make and Sell, all Sorts of SPINNING MACHINES, better in Quality, and far superior to any of the Kind, ever made in England ; from sixty Spindles to fifteen Score each. Machines for Winding Cotton Warp, of an entire new Plan. All Persons who please to favour them with their Orders, may be assured of the strictest Punctuality and Fidelity being paid, and their Favours gratefully acknowledged, by their very humble Servants,
N. B. All Sorts of Cabinet and Joiners Work done with Dispach. Letters (Post paid) duly answered.' [1]

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Sources of Information

  1. Manchester Mercury, 9 February 1779