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1838 Advertisement: 'TO IRON FOUNDERS, MACHINE MAKERS, and OTHERS.—TO BE LET, the WORKS at Chapel-field, Ardwick, near Manchester, recently occupied by Mr. William Wells, and used for the general business of machine making. The works are situate upon the River Medlock, are commodious, in good repair, and well adapted for the purposes to which they have been applied, or for others requiring engine power, a plentiful supply of water, and good lights. They are fitted up with an 11 horse power steam engine, mill gearing, steam pipes, gas piping, and lights, and other requisites, Immediate possession can be given.— For further particulars apply to Mr. J. F. BATEMAN , 48, Pall Mall, Manchester.'