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Powell, Smith, Lamb and Co

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of Ipswich

1878 'The new warehouse of Messrs. Powell, Smith, Lamb, and Co., was the centre of attraction during the day in consequence of the exhibition there of a sheaf-binding reaper. This is a very remarkable invention, and is destined to effect a revolution in harvest work scarcely inferior to that which was made by the introductiou of the reaping machine itself.....'[1]

1880 Partnership change. '...the Partnership heretofore subsisting between us the undersigned, James Powell, Thomas Smith, and Thomas Woodward Lamb, carrying on business of Engineers, Agricultural Implement Manufacturers, and Commission Agents, at Ipswich, in the county of Suffolk, under the name and style of Powell, Smith, Lamb, and Company, has been this day dissolved by mutual consent. That the business will in future be carried on by the undersigned, Thomas Smith and Thomas Woodward Lamb,...'[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Ipswich Journal - Saturday 11 May 1878
  2. The London Gazette Publication date:10 February 1880 Issue:24810 Page:644