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R. Cowan and Co

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of Beck Works, Nottingham

Also see R. Cowen and Co

TAKE this opportimity of expressing their thanks to the Bobbin and Carriage Manufacturers and the Trade in general, for that very liberal support and decided preference they have hitherto received ; and, in soliciting their future commands, beg to assure them that nothing shall be wanting to promote their interests and secure their confidence.
R. C. & Co. beg to inform the Machine Builders, they have just set up a PLANING MACHINE and LATHE, of the first quality, made by Mr. J. Fox, of Derby, and which only need to be known to be approved. Rotary Machine Builders will find here every thing to answer their purpose.
R. C. and Co. have recently established a BRASS and IRON FOUNDRY, and are prepared to execute Orders for any deecription of Casting, and to any extent, on the shortest notice, and at such Prices as will enable them to compete with any House in the Trade.
R. C. and Co. have constantly on hand, a Stock of Register Stoves and Chimney Pieces, half Register Stoves, and Stove Grates, Cot Brass and Green Fenders, uniform Ovens and Boilers, Kitchen Grates, with Cooking Apparatus complete, Grates, Palisading, Pans, &c. Also, Bobbin, Carriage, Bolt, and Catch Bar Brass; Carriage, Bolt, and Comb Iron; Copper, Braes, Pusher, and Iron Wire; Brass Combs, &c. for Frame-smiths; Block Tin and Lead; Cast and Shear Steel, and Files; Bar and Sheet Iron of every sort. In fact the Trade will find at their Works a Repository of every Article adapted to it, of the best quality, and at the lowest Prices. All kinds of Wrought Iron Work executed to order.'[1]

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  1. Nottingham Journal - Saturday 26 February 1831