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1878 Partnership dissolved. '...the Partnership heretofore subsisting between the undersigned, John Shakespeare and Richard Whitby Crocker, carrying on business as Bicycle Manufacturers, at No 2. Cotton-row, Marlborough road, Dalston. in the county of Middlesex, under the name of the Shakespeare Bicycle Company was this day dissolved by mutual-consent'