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Samuel Hanson (Manchester)

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Fleet Street, Manchester

1799 Advert: 'To be SOLD by AUCTION, On Thursday the 7th Day of March 1799, at Mr. Samuel Hanson's Factory, Top of Fleet-street, Manchester,
A Small Drawing Frame, four 18 Inch Engines, a Devil for breaking Cotton, Willow for cleaning ditto, Quantity of Cans, &c. twelve Jennies in good Condition, a Stove and Pipes, Weights and Scales, two large Reels, a Rap Reel, Counter, Lumber, &c. six complete Sets of sliding Stands and Caps, for Mules of a large Size, finished; a Quantity of Brass bevil Wheels, and other Brass, finished and unfinished; Quantity Iron Screws, Bolts, Iron fluted Rollers, Mule Spindles, and other Materials to Machine Makers and Spinners. The Sale to begin at Eleven o'Clock.'[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. Manchester Mercury - Tuesday 26 February 1799