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1880 Bankruptcy. '...Liquidation by Arrangement or Composition with Creditors, instituted by William Spiers, of No. 129, Belgrave-gate, Leicester, in the county of Leicester, and William Harry Vernon, of No. 5, Saint James-street, Leicester aforesaid, carrying on business together in copartnership as W. Spiers and Co., at No. 129, Belgrave-gate, Leicester aforesaid, and No. 5, Saint James-street, Leicester aforesaid, as Engineer, General Machinists, Bicycle, Manufacturers, and Hardware Dealers....
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