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1854. Announcement. 'Anthony White, Coach Builder and Agricultural Implement Maker, Old Sleaford, respectfully tenders his sincere thanks to the nobility, clergy, and his numerous agricultural friends in Lincolnshire and the adjoining counties, for the liberal support with which he has been honored for the last twenty-five years, and takes this opportunity of informing them that he has taken into Partnership his Nephew, William R. Harris. WHITE and HARRIS having a thorough practical knowledge of the business, and an extensive stock of good and well seasoned materials, as well as competent workmen in every branch of the trade, are enabled to manufacture articles of the very best description at the lowest possible prices. All orders with which W. and H may be honored they pledge themselves to execute with credit, and to the satisfaction of their employers. New and Second hand Carriages and Vehicles of every description always on hand. Agricultural Implements of every kind from all the noted Firms in the Kingdom, including Ransome's well-known Implements, Bentall's celebrated Broad-share Ploughs, Reaping Machines, &c. &c.'
1861 Partnership dissolved. '...the partnership lately subsisting between the undersigned ANTHONY WHITE and WILLIAM HARRIS, both of Old Sleaford, in the county of Lincoln, coach-builders and agricultural implement makers, and carried on under the firm of "White and Harris," hath been this day DISSOLVED by mutual consent and that such Business will in future be carried on by the said William on his own account...'