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of the Phoenix Foundry, Lancaster
1850 The Foundry was acquired by Edmund Sharpe
1874 Exhibited one of Cushell's patent self-acting dampers
1879 Matthew Henry Simpson became managing partner of Sharpe, Simpson and Co
1886 The partnership with Francis Sharpe was dissolved; Francis Sharpe continued the business
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