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in Retford, Notts
1789 Advert: 'To SMITHS, JOINERS &c. WANTED, TWO good WHITESMITHS, a complete IRON TURNER, and a WOOD TURNER; one BLACKSMITH, who is able to work without a Master in all common Smith-work, and understands Nail making, and if a single Man, would be most agreeable; one other BLACKSMITH, who has been used to work a Steam Engine, or wishes to be instructed and employed in working one of the Patent Engines; also Four or Five good JOINERS.
All the above Workmen may meet with constant Employment, by applyling to Mr. William Lyster, at the Revolution Mill, Retford, Nottinghamshir; provided they are found (on Trial) to be good Workmen, diligent, sober, and honest.
N.B. Another ENGINE-MAN is also wanted, whether he be a Blacksmith or not.'